Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Near rural area at the time; 6 miles out of town

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Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

July 1981

Twice when I was 12 years old I had an encounter. The first time my cousin and I were riding my minibike through a new subdivision just north of the manchac swamp in tangipohoa parish in Louisiana, we saw something about 500 yards away lumbering towards us. It was upright, black, and hairy. I pointed it out to my cousin and we agreed to turn back. We stop a little was while backtracking and looked back and the "thing" was lumbering a little faster towards us in the middle of the road. I accelerated and my cousin fell off. I stopped, he jumped back on and yelled to go. We never looked back and never told anyone for many years. About a month later the same cousin and I were in the woods behind the same subdivision (it was behind our farm)and were returning from the bayou when, along a train a bush shook and a big hairy arm potruted out, grabs some leaves and went back in. It was late in the day and the light was fading so we couldn't see into the bush. We ran the entire 1/4 mile home-ful...

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Allen Parish Louisiana (Class B) BFRO

While hunting with his dog, a hunter observes a creature in the brush

It was late in the afternoon, close to sundown. The time is unknown. I was hunting with my dog for about an hour, when I got a strange feeling of being watched. I dismissed the feeling as another hunt...

October 1980

Ascension Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Early evening sighting by motorist near Sorrento

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October 2000

Ascension Parish Louisiana (Class C) BFRO

witnesses heard bizarre loud screams while out catching bullfrogs in a swamp.

this was years ago and the party involved has shared it with no one.I was 8 years old. My brother and two cousins and I were camping miles back in the swamp in a floating camp only accessible by boat....

January 1978

Avoyelles Parish Louisiana (Class B) BFRO

Woman recounts a tale her Grandfather told her about a frightening incident near Horseshoe Lake

Because of today's report of a Bigfoot Body, my memory was jarred by a story from my now deceased grandfather. In the Fall of 1925 my grandfather and his brother were hunting duck around Horsehoe Lake...

January 1925

Siskiyou County California (Class A) BFRO

Hunter/Logger has a sighting in a closed logging area near Hilt

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October 1979

Washington County Indiana (Class A) BFRO

Campers have campsite visitor on two separate occasions near Campbellsburg

I have had two possible "Bigfoot related" incidents. I've wanted to discuss the older incident for quite some time but have hesitated to do so. The second incident occurred March 16, 2009 and unnerved...

August 1997

Conway County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Late night sightings by resident near two homes in the Macedonia area

My name is T.W. and I live in Arkansas. Before this happened I have never had any thing ever happen to me. This happened in September 2017 at about 11 pm. I am a night owl in the summer because its to...

January 2017

Tillamook County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear knocks and unknown vocalizations at night in Tillamook State Forest

My adult daughters where out camping the weekend of 10AUG2012 in a slightly remote camp in the Tillamook forest. For 2 nights in a row they heard possible big foot calls that went on for 20min the...

August 2012

Pacific County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Salmon surveyor has unusual experience near confluence of Fall River and Boss Creek

It was a friday, April 20th 2001. I was doing salmon Habitat surveys for the Dept of Fish and Wildlife. My partner and I had gone up to do our Steelhead index in Fall river. He had dropped me off on t...

April 2001

Nacogdoches County Texas (Class B) BFRO

Campers are disturbed by strange vocalizations in Piney Woods of East Texas

Me and my wife set out to go on an overnight camping trip in the country. I go hiking and camping fairly often and my wife sometimes accompanies me on my outings. This time we went about 30 miles sout...

October 1996

Clayton County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

Early evening encounter near Riverdale

I am now 33 years old. At the time that I encountered this creature, I was 13. I will write it as it happeded. Me and my family lived in a rural community on the outskirts of Riverdale Ga. Behind our ...

July 1984

Yukon Canada (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls close encounter while on afternoon walk near Whitehorse

This incident happened in the summer of 1992 in my hometown of Whitehorse Yukon while I was taking a walk with my mother in the woods near her home. At the time I guess I was about 39 years old and he...

August 1992