Fredrick County, Maryland

Near Thurmont, Emmitsburg

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Fredrick County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

June 1985

I believe it was May or early June of 1985. I rented a cabin in the Catoctin State Park with a friend and we just spent one night. The cabin was just a simple one room building with a window on either side and a cabinet to store your belongings. There were two army style cots on either side of the cabin, each near a window. It was very rustic. The door didn't even have a lock on it, it was just a wooden latch that went through a slot on the door frame. My friend and I hiked during the day and then went to some store and bought submarine sandwiches and a bottle of wine. As night was fallng we sat out on the tiny porch, ate the sandwiches and split the bottle of wine. It was a very pleasant evening. We sat on the porch and talked for several hours, but by the time 10:00 PM rolled around, the combination of all of the hiking and the bottle of wine made us sleepy. My friend and I turned in for the night and we both fell asleep very soon. My friend is a very heavy sleeper, but I'm a...

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Fredrick County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

Fishermen have vocal encounter on river island

It was in at the end of August 2003. My self and a friend were fishing the Potomac River. We Were fishing between mile marker 57 and 58 off the C&O Canel. We parked in the town of Knoxville Maryland a...

August 2003

Randolph County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Woman recalls her possible encounter on a farm outside Prairie du Rocher.

I have never told anyone this, except my husband ( who never did believe me, he knows something happened but he can't wrap his mind around this possibility ) for fear of ridicule. I was alone when thi...

June 1973

Shasta County California (Class B) BFRO

Woman describes a childhood encounter outside a tent on the edge of Lake Shasta

I was on a family camping trip. There were a lot of us. I was 13 at the time and I had never heard of Bigfoot. The way our camp was laid out was that all of us girls (two sisters, their friends and a ...

August 1970

Broward County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Years of South Florida Skunk Ape stories supported by witness accounts and newspaper articles

In 1974 I was 12 yrs. old visiting my sister M and her family in Davie FL with my cousin A who was 15 at the time. One night we were sleeping on a pull out couch in the sitting room. When we smelled s...

July 1974

Custer County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Father and son nighttime roadside sighting in the Wet Mountains southwest of Pueblo

In late July of 1998 my youngest son (who was 18 then)and I lived in Western Arkansas and took a week-long camping trip to the Wet Mountains in Colorado west of Pueblo. I had done most of the driving ...

July 1998

Neosho County Kansas (Class B) BFRO

Possible track found and strange occurences on the Neosho River

in the summer of 2008 i was on a fishing trip to the neosho river. my parents have own'd a cabin there for about 25 years and i enjoy going with them to set limb lines for catfish and rod and reel fis...

July 2008

Mecklenburg County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Youth catches standing figure in flashlight glow during camp-out

From the late 60's to about 1990, my Dad took us camping many weekends in the summer to the John H Kerr Reservoir (hereafter know localy as Buggs Island Lake)wich stradles the Virginia, North Carolina...

May 1970

St. Lawrence County New York (Class A) BFRO

Various incidents and sightings from 1976-2008 by family members at their rural home near Canton

In the fall of 2000 my wife saw a large blk figure walking across a field and into the woods approx 300 yards from our home.My children stated that they saw something big and hairy behind our house ap...

January 2008

Limestone County Alabama (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations reported near Tanner

I had purchased a fence for my cats and my husband and I had spent most of the day putting it up .We stopped working on it that evening so we could have time to feed the animals-horses,dogs chickens a...

July 2006