Washington County, Rhode Island

Near Charlestown

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Washington County Rhode Island (Class A) BFRO

1978

I've told very few people this story for fear that they might think I'm crazy. The only reason why I'm taking the time to report this is because of a recent entry a friend of mine who knew my story told me about. My story takes place in Charlestown, Rhode Island in the late 1970's. My mother and father and I lived in a wooded area abutting the "Indian Cedar Swamp" and property owned by United Nuclear which probably comprises several thousand acres. The property surrounding our home was mixed white Atlantic juniper swamp,scarlet, red and white oaks with old growth white pine stands mixed in, with a dense understory of briars, mountain laurel and blue berry brush. We lived off a road with 3 houses on it. The houses were all built close to the entrance of this development. The road was part of a series of roads that were put in as the start of a development. The roads were oiled gravel and had been left to grow in after years of little or no use. It looked like the developer had sta...

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Washington County Rhode Island (Class B) BFRO

Possible stick formation found by hiker in the Great Swamp

I have recently become very interested in bigfoot research, and based on reports that I found on this website of previous incidents in the area, decided to go to Great Swamp in Rhode Island to look fo...

October 2006

Washington County Rhode Island (Class A) BFRO

Bicycling student has night encounter

While attending U.R.I in the Fall of 1974,I would stay at my girlfriends mother's house on weekends because I only had a five day mealbook plan. It was Sunday evening about 10:00pm when I decided to ...

September 1974

Limestone County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

Person fishing recounts story of his encounter with a large, bipedal creature that was wading in the water

The main sighting, as I wish to refer to it here, took place in Limestone county along Elk Creek. It occurred in the spring of 1978 or 79. I cannot seem to recall eactly since it has been many years a...

January 1978

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Family on bikes sees black hairy creature walking in a riverbed near Fairfax

My Wife and I stopped at a view spot to enjoy one last look at the river valley below. We were stationary, enjoying the view. Then, we both perceived what looked like a tall man in a trenchcoat walkin...

May 2001

Okanogan County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Strong odor, crunching footsteps and large human-like tracks found in snow

Tracks found after hearing crunching snow outside of cabin. Wife first smelled an odor coming from outside the cabin; husband was asleep in front of TV. She paid no attention to it and went to bed. Sh...

January 1976

Thurston County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Loud vocalizations sounds heard

During May of 1990 I was in the U.S. Army assigned to Fort Lewis, WA. I was a member of an airborne infantry unit designated as a "Long Range Surveillance Detachment." In brief the unit's mission was ...

May 1990

Coos County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Witness recalls face to face encounter with creature near Myrtle Point

[Editor's Note - Matt Pruitt: Even though the incident occurred many years ago, I have omitted the details that describe the exact location of the incident, as the area is private, and is still occupi...

January 1971

Dona Ana County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

2 youths encounter an 8' tall bi-pedal figure while on family campout

[Note: This submission is edited slightly from the original, for readability.] We were camping for Thanksgiving week. There were 3 adults, 2 teenagers and 2 small children. My 14 yr old son w...

November 2001

Sussex County Delaware (Class A) BFRO

Father and son witness early morning road crossing of two animals

BACKGROUND My 18-year old son and I departed Cape Henlopen State Park on the Atlantic Coast near Lewes, Deleware at about 1:30AM, June 7, 2003, after a day of fishing from the park's 1/4 mile long pi...

June 2003

Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Husband and wife experience an up-close daylight sighting on Hwy. 7 north of Bovey

My wife and I were traveling south on Scenic Highway 7 north of Bovey, MN. It was a Sunday 2 weeks before Labor Day 2009. We had been swimming at our lakeshore property and my wife offered to drive ho...

August 2009