Swain County, North Carolina

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Swain County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

January 2020

I want to report a sighting of a huge Bigfoot. As my husband and I often do, we were taking a short cut across the mountain here in western NC, heading home. As I was driving along the river, there was a very strange looking, what I thought was an odd looking man, and as we passed it, I said to my husband, " That is a strange looking person," and as I looked into the rear view mirror, it stood up on the road and was watching us driving away, and that is when I realized what it really was. I told my husband that it is a Bigfoot!!! In a panic I drove away and my husband insisted that we turn around and go back. I was in tears from the fear, but we found an area to turn around and I do so. As we approached that area, we saw it on the side of the road watching us. He was HUGE!!!! My husband got out of the car to get a better look and he couldn't believe what we were looking at. It had to be at least 8-9 feet tall, covered in long black hair all over it's body. It was massive. We were a...

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Swain County North Carolina (Class B) BFRO

Long trail of 13" long human-like footprints found in deep snow and rough terrain

I was backpacking alone last weekend (January 5 and 6 1998)when I ascended into a snow and ice encrusted box like canyon. The snow and ice had stuck around for several days and was quite deep in this ...

January 1998

Swain County North Carolina (Class B) BFRO

Hikers find footprint in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

A companion and I were backpacking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park over a long weekend. For reasons forgotten we left the trail to bushwhack and for a few steps dropped upstream into a cree...

January 1975

Swain County North Carolina (Class B) BFRO

Vacationers blame a restless night on possible vocalizations at a remote mountain cabin near Bryson City

I heard a few in Bryson City NC last week...I rented a cabin in the mountains to get away for a few days... our last night there me and my cousin couldn't sleep and woke up and watched tv in the livin...

March 2015

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

Delaware County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Teenagers wading down the Olentangy River at night have a sighting south of Delaware

This particular siting occured in mid-Summer of 1975. We were 14 and 15 years old at the time. My friends and I often camped out during the Summer months, usually in open fields or down along the Olen...

July 1976

Bradford County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime road crossing near Camp Blanding

My Fiance had an accident at work last summer where he received burns on his hand and I had to take him to the burn center in Gainesville at Shands. I was driving home with him in the car and he was a...

June 2012

Henry County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting of gray upright animal near Kewanee

I was hesitant to even tell my wife about this, when it happened and it has taken me a few years, now, before I felt I could say anything. I didn't want anyone to think I was crazy or seeing things. I...

September 1999

Wayne County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has a late-afternoon encounter near the Altamaha River

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November 2008