Rockingham County, Virginia

Near Rawley Springs, VA

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Rockingham County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

November 1995

In college, my social club would go camping twice a year for a bonding event w/ our new members. We would go in Late November after the Thanksgiving Holiday and in Early April. A group of about 40-50 of us would set up a campsite w/ a large bonfire and we would spend most of the night in the woods just doing "guy" things like drinking and telling stories. Invariably we'd get louder as the night went on, but it was a very remote area, not suitable for camping or any type of excursion. We camped at the bottom of a large, steep descent that was a very dangerous rocky climb down. Once we left the cars, even in full moonlight, the trees would be so thick it was pitch black and nearly impossible to see our way down so we were equipped w/ flashlights at all times. All three incidents occurred in the same area, in the fall of 1994 and Spring and Fall of 1995. The most unnerving occurred in the Fall of 1995 and caused most of our members to go home early because most feared we'd be sh...

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Rockingham County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Driver has possible daylight sighting on US Route 33 outside Rawley Springs

I was on the way home from Franklin West Virginia, just come down Rt. 33 into Rawley Springs Virginia. About 200 ft. in front of me was an animal which I though was a black bear but this thing was as ...

August 2013

Rockingham County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Driver passes tall bipedal figure at night along Route 33

Tonight March 16 2012, I was driving through the moutains of WV going east on Rt. 33 towards Virginia at 10 pm or so. I was out with my friend and I was driving. I took a turn and my headlights hit a ...

March 2012

Rockingham County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Nature photogapher hears possible woodknocks on Skyline Drive

I was in the Shenandoah National Park, on Skyline Drive. I had stopped at one of two overlooks (they are only about 2.5 miles apart) in order to take photos of the sunset. The Park Service closes Skyl...

December 2011

Rockingham County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Possible wood knock interaction by kayaking fishermen on Switzer Lake

My cousins and I were kayak fishing on Switzer Lake in Va. We had been out for around an hour or so when we heard a knocking sound coming from the bank. We paddled a little closer and it stopped. I st...

August 2010

Lake County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Daytime vocalizations and sighting by grouse hunters near Silver Bay along Lake Superior's north shore

While Hunting Ruffed Grouse with friend near Bean and Bear Lakes outside the small town of Silver Bay we heard and then saw a large unidentified creature. We were near an area where there were alot of...

October 1985

Idaho County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

Dogs alert homeowner to a late night visitor outside Kamiah

On Tuesday (Dec. 4th, 2012) I woke up to my dogs alarm barking out in their outside kennel. I grabbed a large flashlight on my way to the back door. I was most worried about it being a skunk that was ...

December 2012

Pope County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Man finds 3-toed prints & wife has sighting

It was during "modern gun" deer season, probably about 3 years ago. I really can't remember the exact year. I was walking along a road that intersects two fields that were within the Piney Creek Wildl...

November 1998

Pierce County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations and rock piles in a backyard near Eatonville (w/photos)

On March 20th 2010 between 3:30 AM and 4:00 AM I heard a loud scream I had never before heard. I was awakened abruptly out of a deep sleep when a very loud animal scream made me sit straight up in bed...

March 2010

Lewis County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Young girl recounts two encounters at the family farm near Chehalis

I lived in Chehalis Washington on Senn Road across from Warehouser land. I had 2 close contact experiences as a child there. The fist one happened when I was 11. My grandparents were visiting and had ...

January 1978

Washington County New York (Class B) BFRO

Wildlife surveyor hears distinct knocking near Whitehall, NY -- September 2005 Expedition Area

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...

November 2004

Pierce County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Possible encounter by young campers in their tent after hearing woodknocks near Buckley

I can't exactly say it was a BF encounter, none of us but 1, saw something and 2 out of 4 people heard "the noises." I will explain my story and let you decide. Thank you. September 23, 2011, Mysel...

September 2011

Howard County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Former Special Forces soldier has late night sighting through window not far from Colorado River

About 12:30 to 1:00am my wife and I was awakened by our neighbors dogs barking. At first we thought that maybe a skunk was in the area as we had the windows open and we smelled something that was rank...

August 1996