Calaveras County, California

Near Bear Valley

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Calaveras County California (Class B) BFRO

July 1977

As a new High School graduate in 1977, I planned a camping trip to an area near a boy scout camp (Wolfboro) I was familar with, with my new girl friend. As an Eagle scout and an athelete (I was recruited to play footbal at Cal) I wanted to impress my friend who loved the outdoors. The destination was around a dammed watershed called Spicers Resevoir. There was a dirt (logging road) turn off from Hwy 4, between Bear Valley and Angles Camp. We drove down this windy dirt road (some 7-15 miles), crossing over a little bridge that crossed a very shallow Stanislaus River (since it was very hot during this summer month), until we reached the end of the road at the dam. We packed about a mile down the river (?Green waters River) that ran out the bottom of the dam. Only one side of the river had a hiking trail. The other side of the river was a very steep and rocky (e.g. boulders) bank. This was in the middle of the week, and I knew from my scouting and other trips that very few people were see...

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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

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August 2003

Calaveras County California (Class B) BFRO

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August 2001

Calaveras County California (Class B) BFRO

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Grays Harbor County Washington (Class A) BFRO

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September 2013

Grays Harbor County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Afternoon sighting by motorists near Quinault Fish Hatchery

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July 2004

Kalkaska County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

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August 2004

Ozaukee County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

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At noon, a young lady on horse back has a face-to-face encounter

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Sebastian County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

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