Washington County, Maryland

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Washington County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

May 1989

Myself and 2 good friends were camping in the Lill Aaron Strauss Wilderness area of Green Ridge State Park in Allegheny County Maryland. We were all in our late teens but very experienced campers and very comfortable in the woods. On the 2nd night of our trip we made camp in a low area several miles off the trails near where our topographic map showed a Civil War cemetery was located, though we were unable to find the site. After dinner we sat around the fire as the darkness grew and we all began to feel a bit spooked, as if we were being watched, so we let the fire burn itself out and bedded down. Early the next morning I awoke to a loud wailing which I can only describe as a cross between a lion roar and a screech owl. The noise happened several times and it was very close. At the same time we heard something crashing through the vegetation nearby and what sounded like thick branches cracking and heavy thuds as if large logs or rocks were impacting the forest floor. My friend...

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Washington County Maryland (Class A) BFRO

Woman recalls sighting near Williamsport

In the Summer of 1970, I was taking my pony and dog for a walk in the thickly wooded area where my parents had just built a new house. It was at that time a very isolated area. We had apparently distu...

January 1970

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