Essex County, New York

Near Minerva NY

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Essex County New York (Class B) BFRO

June 2006

On June 10, 2006 I was driving with my brother on a back road (unpaved) in the Adirondack Park. We were heading for a trail head that led into the Hudson River Gorge. This area is almost dead center in the park and surounded by many mile of unihabited and very rugged terrain. It was late morning on a clear day. I was driving as fast as i could on this road because we had to get back to town by a certain time. As we turned a bend I saw a very large, brown, furry, object lunge into the dense woods up the road at the next curve about 50 yards ahead. It was obvious that the creature was in the road and was startled by my speeding SUV. I told by brother, "Hey, there goes a moose." We reached that spot in about 3 seconds, and i slamed on the breaks - expecting to see the moose right there in the bushes. At that spot, through the bushes, was a decent sized clearing and then more dark woods that went down a hill. There was nothing there at all. Everything was still. We starte...

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Essex County New York (Class B) BFRO

Unusual events at remote family cabin near Keene Valley, NY

I didn't have an encounter exactly but we are owners of a camp in a remote region of the Adirondack Mountains. This camp is only accessible by hiking to it. There is rarely anyone ever around our camp...

October 2003

Essex County New York (Class B) BFRO

Vocalizations Heard Near Sighting During Same Time Period

My wife and I live outside the village of elzabethtown in essex county n.y. In the fall of 2002 in october at around 2am my wife stepped out on our porch it was a unusually mild night clear with stars...

October 2002

Essex County New York (Class B) BFRO

Possible sighting by motorist at night, outside Westport

It was approx. 12:45am, me and my friend travis who lives on the end of Pelfishier road(outside of westport on R22), we were heading towards my house in Mineville, I was a little bit ahead of him and ...

October 2002

Essex County New York (Class B) BFRO

Hiker finds footprints and hears communicating sounds

I am on the mailing list for the Bigfoot reports and recently I read about there being a sighting in Ticonderoga. I have always been interested in Bigfoot and thought I would take a trip up there and ...

September 1998

Montgomery County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Campers have morning sighting in Uwharrie National Forest

One morninig after leaving the camp ground in the national forrest to get a biscuit me and my father saw something big walking across the road. I couldnt identyfi it. it was walking then stoped looke...

June 2004

Pulaski County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has daytime sighting while driving past Joseph T. Robinson military base

I was driving south on Batesville-Pike Rd on my way to work. There are woods on both sides of this road with a tall chain link fence surrounding the woods on both sides. The right hand side of the roa...

February 2017

Tuscarawas County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Night sighting near Sandyville

My friend Marvin and I were on a double date with our girlfriends. We had planned to take them to an old collapsed train tunnel. We had gone there earlier to "set up" a little scare for them in the wa...

June 1988

Jackson County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Two family members have night time encounters near Navidad

Well to begin, my uncle which lives across the street from my parents heard his dogs barking so he got a flashlight and went out in his pasture to check it out. He shined his flashlight to an old vehi...

September 2000

Mercer County Pennsylvania (Class B) BFRO

Bow hunter recovering deer has possible experience near Grove City

I was going to recover a deer I had shot in archery season. When I found the deer I was getting everything set up to take pictures and I heard this scream that made the hair on my neck stand up. I don...

October 2012

Snohomish County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Bigfoot crosses road in front of two teens going to school

My niece was living with us at the time of the sighting. She was a senior in high school. Our house is about 6 miles out of town and in 1987 when the incident occurred, it was very rural, though now i...

March 1987

Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

Bow hunter hears vocalizations, smells foul odor

I was bowhunting for deer yesterday (September 17th, 2005) in the swamp bottoms of West River in Churcton, Maryland when I heard what I can only describe as jibberish hollering coming from behind the ...

September 2005

Tom Green County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Horse rider has daytime encounter near San Angelo.

It has been a very long time but I just can't seem to forget that day. Let me start by saying that I knew the area fairly well - I used the riding trails as relaxation for my horse. I would ride i...

October 1986