Calaveras County, California

Near Arnold

Open Map

Calaveras County California (Class B) BFRO

August 2001

While camping in the Sierra, several members of our group were awakened by repeated screams very similar to the Klamath and Washington State sound files at bfro.net. I first heard the eerie bellowing screams at 4:45AM and they continued until 5:05AM, followed by another short series soon after . I thought it was over for the night until a short series of screams began at 6:30... from a different direction. The vocalizations were grouped in a pattern of 4 or 5 "blasts" (lung-fulls?) with a (resting?) pause of a few seconds followed by another series of 4 or 5, a pause, and so on. This continued with only slight variation for 20 straight minutes; then the two other series mentioned above. While my wife says her heart was "beating like crazy", I was simply astonished. I've been interested in the bigfoot phenomenon for more than 30 years, so I had tears in my eyes as I paid close attention to this almost indescribable sound. To my thinking there are only two possibilities to explain these ...

View Full Report and Investigation

Discuss report

Got a sighting to report?

Calaveras County California (Class B) BFRO

Family hears strange sounds near West Point at dusk

This happened yesterday: My wife and I were exploring some forest land northeast of West Point, Calaveras County, CA yesterday in our 4x4 and on foot, scouting for deer. Near dusk we set out a p...

July 2004

Calaveras County California (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear late night screams near Arnold

Three successive screams starting from about 50 yards away, moving away to 100 yards, then finally about 200 yards away. Each scream was about 1 second in duration with almost identical characteristic...

August 2003

Calaveras County California (Class B) BFRO

Group of hunters have unusual experience near Dorrington

Myself and 11 hunting buddies were camping near Liberty Hill. We had been bow hunting in the area all day, since it was opening day. Although other hunters were camping in the general area, we were al...

August 1990

Calaveras County California (Class B) BFRO

Sound and Footprint Reports from Stanislaus National Forest

I am filling out this report for a witness that I have already spoken with. Witness had two "events"; one a sound report and the other a print sighting. The sound report happened in 1981 in the Carson...

June 1981

Klamath County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Footsteps heard outside of camper trailer near Bear Valley National Bald Eagle Refuge

My brother and I were spending the night in our grandparents' camp trailer, which sat about 20 yards away from our parents' house. We were staying there because our other set of grandparents were borr...

October 1980

Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Private contractor spots a tall tree-peeker during a meeting outside Orlando

This occurred southeast of Orlando. I was attending an on-site meeting for a new construction project in a very remote and undeveloped area southeast of Orlando. During the meeting, I kept noticing mo...

September 2011

Charlotte County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Fish stolen from a boat, possible knocks and vocalizations near Punta Gorda

I have a few, where I live in Charlotte county, borders the web reserve, and is woods for miles and miles, when I started to build my home, just after hurricane Charlie, I had an rv trailer on my prop...

January 2012

Alberta Canada (Class B) BFRO

Possible Vocalizations heard in Southern Alberta

During the summer of 1991 or 92, I made a call to our local fish and wildlife to ask what could be making these noises I had heard in the coolies near my home. I was told it most likely was a mountain...

January 1992

Rapides Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Witnesses saw Creature next to a Broken Tree

This was in the early 80s,late spring early summer. i was still in High school ( Graduated in 1983) Myself my two brothers and my best friend and his two brothers were in a field with our dogs goofing...

June 1980

Steuben County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

Possible daylight sighting by a law enforcement officer standing in his yard near Fremont

I saw what I thought was a very large hunter walking out of the woods next to our house. The only problem was he was not wearing any orange and for some strange reason was wearing a very shaggy ghilli...

November 2012

British Columbia Canada (Class B) BFRO

Photographer is "escorted" out of the woods between Osoyoos & Greenwood

It was a few weeks after Christmas and I was out taking pictures for some new projects. I was offroad about 15 miles with 12"-14" snow on the logging road. I have driven these roads many times through...

January 2004