Thurston County, Washington

Near Yelm

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Thurston County Washington (Class A) BFRO

May 1990

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 to deploy 4-6 man teams onto a battlefield and conduct surveillance operations of enemy supply lines and troop movement corridoors. During that month the unit deployed my platoon into a drop zone known as Merril Drop Zone around 0300 a.m.The platoon's teams were to conduct surveillance operations of predesignated road intersections for a 48 hour period then link up together at the area known as Cat Lake in the South Rainer training area. From there we were to walk back to the barracks. All went as planned until the link up date. Being a native Pacific Northwesterner and having a heart stopping run in as an eight year old with what I still believe to have been a bigfoot, I will not discount "stories" of bigfoot type info until they have been researched. There were at the time of this in...

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Thurston County Washington (Class A) BFRO

While target shooting a family observes a large bi-ped in a blackberry patch near the town of Rainier

On wed march 20,2012 My 2, sons J and T, and 2 friends S and T along with myself, went out to target practice outside the town of Rainer, Wash. It was about 5:40 when we came through a hay field an...

March 2012

Thurston County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Young man staying up late hears and records possible vocalizations near Rainier

Well I live in Rainier WA my name is Matthew I did not see bigfoot but I got some calls or cry's and some hooting. It started one night on 2/4/2011 when I was playing X-box live. I heard this call tha...

February 2011

Thurston County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Young Girl Experiences Rock and Stick Throwing

This is how it all started i was walking home from my boyfriends house i would have to walk [past a] creak it was about 10:00 p.m. something kept throwning stuff at me like sticks and rocks i would tu...

April 2005

Thurston County Washington (Class A) BFRO

At night, soldier in training has sighting at Ft. Lewis

I am prompted to submit this story after reading several months ago on this website about the incident that took place in August, 1967 in the same area. It has taken me a couple of months to decide to...

April 1979

Nevada County California (Class A) BFRO

Retired Law Enforcement Officer Has Daytime Sighting

First of all I am a 55-year-old male former Marine, fireman and state police officer just recently retired. I have been all over the world in the military and an avid camper. I have often heard of big...

August 2004

Hillsborough County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting by a wildlife biologist on a trail in the Cypress Creek Preserve

First, I'll start with the fact that I have never put much stock into the Bigfoot phenomenon. I have degrees in wildlife management and wildlife biology and I have been working as a biologist for the ...

November 2013

Dearborn County Indiana (Class A) BFRO

Man remembers observing creature taking food while camping near Manchester

My sighting happened while camping a mile into the woods where several reports were told to me in southeastern Indiana. I saw the creature from behind and the side while it was squating down and eatin...

August 1984

Nicholas County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Daytime observation through binoculars while hunting behind a home in Summersville

On Nov. 24th 2015 I was hunting deer during FIREARM season back on the hill behind my house...I am going "bonkers" for lack of a better word, trying to process what I saw that day. I was walking up an...

November 2015

Jefferson County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a large hairy biped approaching a family as they dumped their garbage near Waukeenah

I have been interested in this for years because in my family it was taken as fact for most of my life. The reason for this was an incident that happened in the early seventies, 1974, I believe. It ha...

January 1976

Delaware County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Man remembers seeing a large white hairy man at a cemetery outside the city of Jay

The incident that I am reporting occurred at Jumper Cemetary, Jay Oklahoma in 1979. Jumper Cemetary is located east of Jay on Hwy 20, then turn on the first dirt road to the right, and follow it to it...

September 1979

Fremont County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Co-workers stunned by giant hairy "man-thing" walking down town street

A co-worker and I were finishing up our shift at a donut shop when the incident occurred. At about 2:45 am, I had stepped outside after seeing a speeding car go by. When I did, I heard dogs barking an...

October 1987

Geauga County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting in a wooded area a few miles east of Interstate 271

My story goes back to mid-August of 1980. I was around 13 years old and my best friend was 12. We had been badgering our parents for walkie-talkies for a couple years because we used to play in the wo...

August 1980