Orange County, New York

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Orange County New York (Class A) BFRO

September 1994

My 2 best friends and I would take night rides into Harriman State Park late at night to see what we can spot at night, i.e. bear, deer, fox, etc. Its a beautiful park and the solitude at night in the off season makes the park special. Creepy too! As we were driving the very windy Garden Valley Rd we had to go slow due to the turns and danger of the steep drop offs on the road side. I was a front seat passenger, high beams on. Driving no more the 25-30 mph. At the max viability of the headlight I see the outline of a large upright being running across in front of us and leaping the bank on the high side of the road, instantly disappearing into rhododendron thickets. I freaked out upon first visual and alerted my friends. The driver hit the breaks, windows open we could hear thrashing of the ground from running but the sighting was over. My friend the driver did see movement but couldn't make out what I made out. We both agreed on the sound of it fleeing up the steep slope. What...

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Orange County New York (Class B) BFRO

Scream exchanges heard by camper on Appalachian Trail near Greenwood Lake

I had parked my Volkswagen beetle at the junction of Rte. 17A and the Appalachian Trail, intending to camp out overnite along the trail. I then hiked south on the trail about 4 miles, along a ridge th...

July 1973

Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Youths have daylight sighting in wooded area of Sarasota

Me and my brother and our cousin (11, 10 & 12 years old at the time) used to frequent a neighborhood across from ours called Acorn Circle. It was a heavily wooded area that only had about three homes ...

August 1981

Tuolumne County California (Class A) BFRO

Girl has daytime sighting near Twain Harte

Around the age of 12 or 13 (I'm 34 now) I went with my parents to Sugerpine Campground in the Sonora/Twain Harte area in California. We were there for two weeks in our 21' travel trailer, and I was co...

August 1979

Lewis County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Family views large, reddish-brown animal near their home outside of Morton

During the spring of 2000, my Mom and her friend were going to town, it was in the evening when we saw it. As my Mom left she reminded me to lock up, so I went to the door to lock it. As I locked the ...

April 2000

Riverside County California (Class A) BFRO

Man remembers observing a large creature in a desert setting as he left his residence north of Palm Springs

Was going back to close shop at approx. 10PM in the northern desert above Palm Springs, CA., and saw a huge light tan colored biped with soft blowing hair .Because I was in a small VW bug with the lig...

May 1979

Siskiyou County California (Class A) BFRO

Young Native American has a short face to face encounter

I was walking north on highway 96, on the riverside of the road, approximately 3/4 of a kilometer south of the Somes Bar store. I saw something out of the corner of my eye, and when I looked acros...

August 1982

Sutter County California (Class A) BFRO

Man remembers childhood daytime sighting along the Feather River

I'm 42 now and its been a while since I decided to tell my story about what I saw that beautiful sunny day about 11:00am if you go down to the Pasquines restaurant, take rear turn-off road and keep go...

July 1965

Ogemaw County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Night Time Sighting by Motorist - South of Lupton

I was driving down rose City Road in Lupton Michigan at about, 10:10 p.m. and the road that I was driving on goes right through the lupton swamp. I seen something in the middle of the road. It was hug...

September 2007

Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls his nighttime sighting of a tall hair covered biped outside Orlando

After watching several episodes of your show on Animal Planet, I decided to tell my story; I am actually getting goose bumps thinking of it. This happened in Orlando, Florida around the early 2000's, ...

January 2000