Yakima County, Washington

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Yakima County Washington (Class B) BFRO

June 2014

Let me begin by stating that my mother Renae Sampson is a member of the BFRO and has gone on multiple expeditions, is fairly knowledgable about Bigfoot activities and sightings, and has shared her stories with me. I am somewhat of a skeptic, but believe there is always a possibility of discovering new creatures on our planet, but until this past weekend I had never experienced anything first hand. Growing up in central and western Washington, my whole family has always enjoyed the wild outdoor spaces whether camping, day hiking, fishing or just exploring old mountain dirt roads. This past weekend June 7-8, 2014 was no different... We made camp at the upper Bumping Lake campground using 2 small tents and a picnic table tent. The weather was in the upper 70's to low 80's during the day, we had 3 young children ages 4-9, and 4 adults age 37-62. (Whether that's notable or not, I don't know- but I added it in case.) My brother and his family joined us only for the day leaving around ...

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Yakima County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Sighting at dawn by bear hunter in the Cowiche wilderness area

Early one morning while scouting for mule deer and elk, I had also been hoping to fill my bear tag at the same time, as bear season was open. This area is not well known for black bear activity - but ...

August 2011

Yakima County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Camper details possible encounters in 2005 and again in summer 2009 near Trout Lake

Never saw anything but 4 years ago my friend, his son and I went camping up near Mount Adams ( A very remote campground) and we were hearing strange screams right before nightfall. Shortly after dark ...

August 2009

Yakima County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Hunter reports hearing loud wood knocking NW of Tieton

A knocking noise sounded like a limb was being being used to hit a tree this noise was late at night after midnight it woke me up was like 10 to 15 knocks and then was quiet for what seemed like 20 mi...

October 2008

Yakima County Washington (Class A) BFRO

California BFRO researcher has sighting with a thermal imaging unit in Wenatchee National Forest

It happened close to midnight on August 18, 2007, on the last official night of a private expedition, east of Mt. Rainier in the Wenatchee National Forest, of Washington State. Out of respect for our ...

August 2007

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

Siskiyou County California (Class A) BFRO

Daughter and Mother both observe a large dark creature in the Klamath River bottom

I grew up in Happy Camp CA in which is a small town where Bigfoot is an icon! However, I have never believe in him. On Sunday April 18th, 2010, we saw a massive "thing" walking under Independence brid...

April 2010