Cowlitz County, Washington

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Cowlitz County Washington (Class B) BFRO

September 2020

I was elk hunting this past week in the Mt. Adams and Mt Saint Helens areas. I headed up on a hike on Wed. the 23rd of September at a place called Spencer Butte. It's located Outside of Cougar and is a steep hike of 1800 elevation gain (it sits about 4300 ft). My friends and I headed up the hill in the morning at about 8:30 am. The weather was very rainy. We were trying to be very observant of any sounds or tracks. About half way up the mountain my friend turns to me and says 'did you hear that? it sounds like people yelling' I listened for a moment and heard what I would describe as a distant yowl...far up the trail. It was faint but distinct. We continued up the trail and eventually reached the top. My guess is it was about 10 am. Once we had reached the geological marker at the top, my friend and I began a search splitting directions. I continued through the trees and brush for about 75 yards from the geological marker and came to a clearing. I sat for a few moments and noti...

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Cowlitz County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Two hunters are followed by an unseen creature near Toutle

All I have to say is I have never been more scared in my life. I have been a hunter for fifteen years now, knowing, and enjoying the woods more than anywhere else on this planet. This incident happe...

September 2009

Cowlitz County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Group of climbers hear possible vocalizations near Cougar

Four of my friends and I were camped out below the Climbers Bivoac Area of St Helens National Monument.We pulled the motorhome over onto a short logging road (FS #83) off the side road to Lava Can...

August 2007

Cowlitz County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Sasquatch sighted crossing Elk Meadows parking lot near Toutle Lake

I'd like to begin by saying that with the discovery of this web site I have found what could be the first confidence I have ever felt in reporting to you what I'm about to relate. Thank you for foundi...

November 2006

Cowlitz County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Backpacker hears possible vocalizations near Mt. St. Helens

I took a 3 day/2 night solo backpacking trip in Washington state, up the Ape Canyon Trail, around the base of Mt. St. Helens, and through the Muddy River drainage this past July 5th through 7th. On th...

July 2006

Wise County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Early morning encounter on North Texas backroad.

In March 2001 at 4:30 am on my way home from work, on the back roads, something crossed in front of my headlights, this "thing" had long hair, long arms, between 6-7 feet tall and traveling fast. It c...

March 2001

British Columbia Canada (Class A) BFRO

Children see a bigfoot while playing near home

It was 1983 or 84 i believe, me and my brothers(one now past away)with 2 cousins were playing on my grandmothers farm.It was around dinner time and it was mid summer so pretty hot and lots of daylight...

July 1984

Morgan County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

Kayaker has rocks thrown and observes the culprit near Union Grove

My sighting happened last summer. I was kayaking down a creek. It was about the middle of the day. I was comin down the creek. The creek I was coming down is deep in some parts and shallow in some. Th...

August 2012

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Two hikers have morning sighting in the Desolation Wilderness

First I would like to say that I'm very reluctant to tell this to anyone. I didn't report this because I thought the park service would think we were nuts, and I new of no other source that would take...

April 1993

Ontario County New York (Class A) BFRO

Morning sighting by deer hunter near Naples

This was years ago. I'm 38 now, but when this happened I was 14. My father worked with a guy who had some prime property in Naples, NewYork. Being that I was 14, I was not old enough to have a hunters...

November 1979

Liberty County Texas (Class A) BFRO

While riding bicycle, teenager has afternoon, close encounter not far from Trinity River

First off I was a young boy when this happened so please forgive some memory errors. I was riding my bike in the woods and going home on a trail, I could "feel" something watching or "following" me. I...

August 1983

Lane County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Hiker encounters large animal at close range in Mount Washington Wilderness

As I was coming down into the lake country as I call it. The wind was blowing from my left to my right. I picked up this bad smell, almost like something had died. I looked to my left and next to the ...

July 2000

Ontario Canada (Class A) BFRO

Fisherman has morning sighting while boating up waterway near Sioux Lookout

A friend and I were boating in a creek in the early morning. It was a very rainy and windy day. We came around a bend and I saw a figure approximately 30-40 yards from my position to my right. At fir...

June 1998