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

Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Private contractor spots a tall tree-peeker during a meeting outside Orlando

This occurred southeast of Orlando. I was attending an on-site meeting for a new construction project in a very remote and undeveloped area southeast of Orlando. During the meeting, I kept noticing mo...

September 2011

Charlotte County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Fish stolen from a boat, possible knocks and vocalizations near Punta Gorda

I have a few, where I live in Charlotte county, borders the web reserve, and is woods for miles and miles, when I started to build my home, just after hurricane Charlie, I had an rv trailer on my prop...

January 2012

Alberta Canada (Class B) BFRO

Possible Vocalizations heard in Southern Alberta

During the summer of 1991 or 92, I made a call to our local fish and wildlife to ask what could be making these noises I had heard in the coolies near my home. I was told it most likely was a mountain...

January 1992

Rapides Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Witnesses saw Creature next to a Broken Tree

This was in the early 80s,late spring early summer. i was still in High school ( Graduated in 1983) Myself my two brothers and my best friend and his two brothers were in a field with our dogs goofing...

June 1980

Steuben County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

Possible daylight sighting by a law enforcement officer standing in his yard near Fremont

I saw what I thought was a very large hunter walking out of the woods next to our house. The only problem was he was not wearing any orange and for some strange reason was wearing a very shaggy ghilli...

November 2012

British Columbia Canada (Class B) BFRO

Photographer is "escorted" out of the woods between Osoyoos & Greenwood

It was a few weeks after Christmas and I was out taking pictures for some new projects. I was offroad about 15 miles with 12"-14" snow on the logging road. I have driven these roads many times through...

January 2004

Klickitat County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Large prints found in mud and then vocalizations heard south of Yakama Reservation

I have always known about these creatures but, never really gave it much thought til it happened to me. I was working for a local rancher in Klickitat Co, just NW of Goldendale WA. My boss said that t...

August 1993