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

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

Campers hear early morning screams near Calaveras Big Trees

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 ...

August 2001

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

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

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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

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September 2005

Tom Green County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Horse rider has daytime encounter near San Angelo.

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October 1986

Rhea County Tennessee (Class B) BFRO

Camper Awakens and Sees Two Creatures in the Laurel Snow Pocket Wilderness

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March 2004

Mendocino County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible intimidation/interaction heard by couple on two occasions in route to Fort Bragg

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September 2006