Benton County, Oregon

Near Philomath

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Benton County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

June 2009

My wife and I love to take our three young children on small treks (we usually hike 3-5 miles). We live very close to Silver Falls, but wanted to venture out a bit more. We read about Mary's Peak, just outside of Philomath and thought we'd give it a try. The following is what my wife wrote in her blog last night. Here is the link, where you can find some pictures of the area we hiked http://tleraadventures.blogspot.com/ Here's what she wrote: We were disappointed to find it incredibly foggy, since it is the highest point on the coastal range, and we had our hearts set on a spectacular view. As it turned out, the fog made the dense forest section of our hike even more interesting and gorgeous. All of the plants and trees were damp and dripping from the condensation, and the clouds were swirling around us at times- absolutely breathtaking! It was very secluded, and simply serene. About half way through our hike, we heard a UAS (Unidentified Animal Sound). The best way I can d...

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Benton County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Hikers hear growl, wood knocking, have rock thrown at them

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March 2005

Benton County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Boy has two encounters at eastern edge of Coast Range

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August 2002

Benton County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

While riding their dirt bikes down a trail, two high school seniors find their path is blocked by large log

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January 1988

Montgomery County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Campers have morning sighting in Uwharrie National Forest

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June 2004

Pulaski County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has daytime sighting while driving past Joseph T. Robinson military base

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February 2017

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