Grant County, Oregon

Near Baker City (Granite)

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Grant County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

November 1973

My story is approximately 30 years old and I have never told it to other than friends and family. My wife and I were in, I believe, Union County, Oregon, where I was elk hunting. I hunted alone because too many hunters like to ride all day and I like to walk the high country. I carried a CB radio so I could stay in contact with the wife and kids. After driving to the high country I would have my wife drive back down and I would hunt the ridges and if necessary call and have her move my truck to another location as I hunted my way along the high ridges. On this day it was beautiful, clear cool, and sunny. I had a small breeze coming toward me as I walked along a high ridge. As I came down into a saddle where there were about 3" diameter saplings on both sides of the ridge, the path in front was clear on top for a long ways and about 30 feet wide. Vision was great. As the ground became level at the bottom of the saddle there was a single pine tree about 9 feet tall in the middle standing...

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Grant County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Campers have several visual encounters

Three strange things in three days: I woke up one morning and went into the trailer to get a cup of coffee and we had two dogs and I let them out and the little dog took off somewhere. I decided t...

September 2004

Grant County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Lone camper hears vocalization

At about 11pm, after sitting silently in front of the campfire for a couple of hours, I all of a sudden started hearing a single, loud wailing sound. It sounded like a cross between a wolf and 'tarzan...

August 2003

Grant County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Campers and their dogs are frightened by vocalizations

I may have already given this encounter to you a year or so back. I don't remember whether or not I completed it or not , so here it is again. Back in the summer of 1997 or '98, about July 4th, if I r...

July 1997

Grant County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Early evening sighting in Canyon City

Story 1. It was evening time,a late summer afternoon. I was six years old at the time. I was outside talking to my stepbrother who was working on our pick up truck. Well I noticed someone standing ato...

August 1976

Skamania County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Climber has night-time sighting near Mt. Adams wilderness

I am reporting this incident from 1991 because I heard of your group on the radio on the way home from work tonight, and you sound credible. I served as a US Army Infantry Sergeant at Ft.Lewis Wa. ...

July 1991

Lewis County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Early afternoon sighting by hiker near Morton

June 2nd saturday my Mom & I wanted to go back to a place that she had done a BFRO expedtion. She said it had been pretty active,& she wanted to show me around in the day light hours.We met 2 of her B...

June 2012

Shoshone County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

Husband and wife see large upright figure leap from road around midnight on Freezeout Saddle near Clarkia

In August of 2006 my (ex)wife and I were camping in the mountains of North Idaho. We drove my 4x4 pickup to the ridgeline that divides the St Joe river and North Fork Clearwater river. This is accessi...

August 2006

Tillman County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls night time sighting at an airport outside Frederick

It was 1987, I was 17. Me and my friend were going to the airport in Frederick, Oklahoma (Tillman county). My friend's dad owned a helicopter manufacturing plant that was located at the airport a few ...

March 1987

Cumberland County Maine (Class A) BFRO

Series of sightings taking place over three days

(#1) Mrs. Huntington reported (after her own sighting - #3 - the following day) that her daughters have seen the animal three or four times. The first sighting consisted of four youngsters on bicycles...

July 1973

Dutchess County New York (Class A) BFRO

Young adult has daylight visual encounter of bipedal creature while driving near Rhinebeck

I was driving on a backroad in Rhinebeck, NY. I was heading to a rehearsal at the Rhinebeck Center of Performing Arts at about 6 :30 in the evening. The road is called Pilgrims Progress Road. While I ...

June 2009

Independence County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Mother & daughter have unusual, close-up encounter on the road at night near Newark

My children and I were driving back from my mothers home in Cushman, AR on Thanksgiving day around 10 PM. We were approaching Newark on hwy 65 south. Just outside of Newark, Macedonia Road turns off t...

November 2011

Creek County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Man has nighttime sighting of two bipedal creatures behind his home near Mannford

I live outside of Mannford Okla. in Creek county.6 miles south on Highway 48. By 87th place. I was outside about midnight September 8th 2009. I was talking on my cell phone out in the driveway of Our ...

September 2009