Washington County, New York

Near Whitehall

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Washington County New York (Class B) BFRO

November 2004

On November 7th and 8th I re-visited my family property to investigate wood knocking I recalled hearing there since childhood. The impetus for this investigation stems from my own sighting in the area in the 1980's and the anecdotal reports on BFRO concerning the behaviors of the species. The family property is situated in the Town of Whitehall in Washington County New York. We used to operate a tree farm on the property and were there quite often, even staying overnight, on weekends and weekdays. --------------------------- [Click the image above for larger version of this map.] ---------------------------- Frequently I would hear repetitious 'knocking' always coming from the west, southwest, or northwest of us. When I was younger I thought nothing of it. As I got older and realized it was coming from our own property, I began to ask those with me what I was hearing. No one could say anything except, "Some one with an axe I guess". I spent much more time in the...

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Washington County New York (Class B) BFRO

Couple hear loud screams and experience a feeling of being watched on a trail near Buck Mountain

My wife and I were off the trail to take some photos since she works as a model and I wanted to get some pictures of her by the creek. There was one small Volvo or Audi parked at the trail head when w...

July 2000

Washington County New York (Class B) BFRO

Howls heard on Buck Mountain, 10 miles east of Whitehall

My wife and I were off the trail to take some photos since she works as a model and I wanted to get some pictures of her by the creek. There was one small Volvo or Audi parked at the trail head when w...

July 2000

Washington County New York (Class B) BFRO

Possible tracks & smell noticed by hunter at Black Mountain outside Whitehall

Not an actual sighting. However, I recently read an article in the Post Star Glens Falls NY newspaper about a BFRO gathering in Whitehall NY. To begin with, I had never heard of your organization nor ...

November 1999

Washington County New York (Class A) BFRO

Hikers find footprints and see 10 foot tall creature outside home

We saw footprints while walking in the woods that must have been 20 inches long and found some tree branches broken down. They were originally about 15 feet high. We decided to head back to his house ...

January 1989

Fairbanks County Alaska (Class A) BFRO

Witness observers 6 foot, shaggy, dark brown creature off Richardson Hwy

Something that I would not believe unless I saw it just stepped up about 30 feet in front of me stared at me kind of grunted and walked into the woods real quietly . I did have a rifle and a handgun o...

September 1964

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Lake Tapps

With friend Scott Piveral, at about 7:30 AM on way to school, saw two white creatures that smelled like skunks, just standing at edge of woods on a hill, they then meanered back into woods. The creatu...

October 1975

Peoria County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daytime encounter near Farmdale Park

Bigfoot in Farmdale park E. Peoria Illinois. I was about 13 years old. I'm 72 now. Snow on the ground I was carrying a gun in the woods hunting for birds, rabbits anything just killing time. I...

January 1957

Forest County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by young fisherman at dusk on Wabikon Lake

i was 15 at the time i vacationed at johnnies resort every summer w/ my family. we were there to fish and i had been the every summer since i was 5.it was about 8:00 pm and i was in my bot fishing clo...

July 1983

Vernon Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Five year old boy approached by a large, bi-pedal animal covered in dark hair

I was in the woods walking around and turning to the deeper recesses of the forest, I saw a rather tall figure coming toward me on two legs. It was hard to discern at first what it's appearance was bu...

January 1979

Summit County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls early evening sighting near Brandywine Ski Resort

I WAS DRIVING ON RT 271 NORTH OVER BY BOSTON MILLS SKI RESORT WHEN I SPOTTED SOMETHING WALKING INTO THE WOODS IN AN UP RIGHT POSTION I NEW IT WASN'T A MAN OR BEAR IT WAS AT THE TOP OF THE HILL ON SOUT...

September 2005

Colfax County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has nighttime sighting below Raton Pass

I was driving at night on I-25 on raton pass. This happened last night. It was late and then I noticed something on the side of the road. I thought it was a bear or something. Then it took of and ran ...

January 2005

McCurtain County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by logger, Recent incidents near a rural home.

I was told by phone by a relative that three large manlike, hairy creatures were observed on a persons porch and yard. The man got his SKS and has allegedly shot one. Two others came out of the nearby...

January 2000