Shelby County, Tennessee

Near Memphis

Open Map

Shelby County Tennessee (Class B) BFRO

1985

There were six of driving toward shelby forest one night just after dark. We had probably driven 5 or 6 miles from Highway 51 when I was something run accross the road in front of the car just inside for the headlight range. At the same time I saw this the driver of the car stopped immediately and looked around at everyone in the car. Apparently he could tell by my look I saw it too and then asked me directly if I saw "it". I said yes and then we drove in reverse until there was a turnaround between the divided highway and got out of there. To this day I am not sure what it was that I saw but it was on two feet and very fast. Watkins extended is divided and it crossed 4 traffic lanes and the median in just a couple of seconds. It was very big black and looked like it was covered with fur. It was hard to tell exactly since it was just inside the headlight range and happened very quicky. It ran with a slight forward tilt and with very little arm bend. No one else in the car saw it beside...

View Full Report and Investigation

Discuss report

Got a sighting to report?

Sevier County Tennessee (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a late night close encounter from a parked vehicle outside Gatlinburg

The reason I never told anyone was because I found it hard to believe myself, much less what other people would say or think about me. I recently began working at an ARMY hospital and befriended s...

December 1997

Anderson County Tennessee (Class B) BFRO

Two friends get spooked by a possible encounter near Norris Lake

On March 3rd, 2012 something happened to me and a buddy that we can't explain. I hadn't really thought about whether or not I believed in Bigfoot as a Biology student, but whatever this was made a bel...

March 2012

Anderson County Tennessee (Class A) BFRO

Young men have encounter in wooded area while camping

Well, me blake and richie were camping out back in the woods. When we heard a terrible moan. Then we heard it moan again, and we heard it begin to run towards us on two feet. We jumped back from the f...

June 2003

Anderson County Tennessee (Class B) BFRO

Recollection of spotting a tall figure cross a trail at dusk near Norris Lake

I was coming back from fishing at Big Ridge State Park with my mom, dad and small son. We were walking along a trail that led from the lake we were fishing at to the parking lot through the woods. My ...

July 1985

Tishomingo County Mississippi (Class A) BFRO

Sundown sighting near Tishomingo State Park

At about 5pm January 5, 2006, I was returning home from a trip to Florence Alabama via the Natchez Trace Parkway. About fifty yards north of mile marker 307, a creature darted across the road between ...

January 2006

Houston County Texas (Class A) BFRO

LEO has a daylight sighting at a ranch outside Grapeland

It was Thanksgiving 2007 in Houston County Texas. Outside of Grapeland Texas, on a private ranch. My brother-in-law asked if I wanted to go with him and my father-in-law to the private ranch that he m...

January 2007

Keokuk County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Possible early morning sighting and strange occurrences at a residence near Ollie

On June 16 2010 I was with my friend and I heard the dogs barking very loudly. I went to the living room window and looked out and the dogs were taking off up the driveway which runs west. I saw what ...

June 2010

Bedford County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Motorist observes an adult Bigfoot with a baby cross the road at night North of Bedford

On September 9, 2015, I was driving down 43 (W) outside of Bedford, Virginia at 11:38PM when I saw to the right side of the road, walking away from the road, a Bigfoot with child. It was next to the m...

September 2015

Valley County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

Fish & Game employee recalls following possible tracks while hiking near Little Payette Lake

In November of 1979 my wife and I drove out to Little Lake just east of McCall. The lake is very low this time of year and I went for a walk on the mud flat following the stream that feeds the lake. I...

November 1979

Franklin County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Youth has sighting along abandoned railroad line on edge of West Frankfort

It was summer, late 70's, I was about 12. I lived a block West from railroad tracks, which ran North/South, and about 1/2 mile North of my home was the edge of a wooded bottomland which is referred to...

August 1979

Park County Wyoming (Class B) BFRO

Driver sees bipedal creature in headlights near Yellowstone hot spot

Leaving the east gate of Yellowstone near sundown. Somewhere between there and Cody...maybe halfway...and after dark. I saw a dark, bipedal motion moving out of the tunnel of light provided by my van....

July 2000

Mendocino County California (Class A) BFRO

Man Has Face to Face Encounter Outside of Willits

On my way north on Highway 101 about 11 miles north of Willits I observed a very large creature jump up onto the roadway and bound across three lanes , while slowing my car down to approx. 20 mph, whe...

July 2008