Swain County, North Carolina

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Swain County North Carolina (Class B) BFRO

1975

A companion and I were backpacking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park over a long weekend. For reasons forgotten we left the trail to bushwhack and for a few steps dropped upstream into a creek to avoid an obstacle. My partner was a fast mover and was ahead, I was moving slowly to avoid slipping in the shallow creek when I observed a distinct down stream pointed bare footprint in a patch of silty sand just off the shore. There was a primate shaped footprint with 5 distinct toes and an overall length of 12 -14 inches by estimate. The bottom surrounding was flat rock. The water depth was shallow, maybe 2-3 inches. The print depth was deep enough to be distinctly visible in ambient lght. I spent some time examining the print to try to exlude other causes, knowing that water flowing over soft bottom can create patterns as can multiple animals walking over a path. There were no established Park camping spots within a likely walking distance, nor any animal prints nearby. There was n...

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Swain County North Carolina (Class B) BFRO

Long trail of 13" long human-like footprints found in deep snow and rough terrain

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January 1998

Swain County North Carolina (Class B) BFRO

Vacationers blame a restless night on possible vocalizations at a remote mountain cabin near Bryson City

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March 2015

Palm Beach County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daylight observation of a hair-covered bipedal figure in the Grassy Waters Preserve

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January 2003

Coconino County Arizona (Class A) BFRO

Evening sighting by motorists north of Flagstaff

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July 1990

Uinta County Wyoming (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting by six siesmographic workers in the Uinta Mountains

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January 1984

Eagle County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting of two furry bipeds in Eagle River during snowstorm

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November 2001

Guernsey County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Man has an early morning sighting near Pleasant City

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August 2004

Pulaski County Indiana (Class A) BFRO

Family has several sightings at a summer cabin near Winamac.

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January 1976

British Columbia Canada (Class A) BFRO

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August 1987

Sumter County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Father and son have very close daylight sighting in the Green Swamp

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October 2009