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

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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

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Second nighttime sighting by motorcyclist north of Marseilles

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October 2011

Cattaraugus County New York (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by turkey hunter near Napoli

I saw one in Napoli, NY, by Sawmill Run Rd. It was October 2000. My dad and I were hunting turkey on state land we were walking slow and quietly stopping and looking around. We were about 20 yards apa...

October 2000

Madison County Kentucky (Class A) BFRO

Hiker has detailed sighting on Bear Mountain.

It was in July'93. I was hiking up on Bear Mt. near my families home in Eastern Ky. I had my pair of binoculars I had just bought and wanted to try them out on a high view. As I rounded the cliff, I w...

July 1993

Powell County Kentucky (Class A) BFRO

Pedestrian has nighttime sighting along the Red River

Hello my name is **** and I have a story. I was walking home and I think I saw bigfoot. It was about 2:30 when I was walking down the road in Powell co.I had stop to rest,I heard a big splash in the r...

April 2004

Clearfield County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Bicyclist observes upright, hairy creature use branches to help itself climb embankment

I lived on the very top of the mountain. I rode my bike down the dirt road from our house up the next hill, turned my bike around and would pedal down the main road and then coast up the next. As ...

August 1975

San Luis Obispo County California (Class A) BFRO

Motorists encounter unusual creature on Highway 46 near Paso Robles, CA

During the summer of 1974 my sister in law I am were on our way from Lompoc, California to see our respective grandmothers. My sister in law's grandmother lived in Buttonwillow which is in Kern County...

January 1974

Grundy County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Two teenagers have sighting east of Seneca

I have told my story to very few people for the fact that all they do is laugh. I saw a bigfoot in the summer of 1979 just east of Seneca. I lived there for about 15 years just north of the river brid...

June 1979

Walker County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

Hunters observe creature walking in the woods

Back in 1990 i was having predation problems on some property i was leasing. something was killing and eating my chickens i was raising. so me and my friend bj decided to doa little varmit hunting. we...

January 1990