El Dorado County, California

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El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

October 2022

I was very hesitant to make a report, but was encouraged by a friend. So here it is. I am an avid equestrian. I am now in my 60's and ride strictly for relaxation. I trail ride 4-5 days a week. The area I ride is a large rec area called Cronan Ranch. It is strictly for bikes, horses and hiking with miles and miles of trails. No motorized vehicles allowed. The American River borders the rec area. When I ride I almost always go by the river to give my horses a drink. For hikers/day walkers this particular river access point is the closest to the Pedro Hill trail head parking lot. But still a long walk to the river with the return being all uphill. In the summer you will almost always find people at this access point enjoying the river. There has been since I have been riding here over the last 3+ years a picnic area with several large heavy duty wooden picnic tables. It is a awesome spot with shade and pit toilets nearby the tables. But it is a tough trek for the average pers...

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El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Nightime sighting by a couple along a main highway between South Lake Tahoe and Placerville

Tonight me and my husband were driving on Hwy 50 and we noticed a 8 to 10 foot hairy creature on the side of the road just standing there looking at us while we were driving home... We have driven tha...

July 2009

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible brief daylight sighting by a U.S. Forest Service botonist outside Phillips

Today, August 23, 2007, I was hiking off-trail in El Dorado County, California in the forest 60 feet north of the Bryan Meadow trail, when at about 10:30 a.m. I saw a tall dark figure peering around a...

August 2007

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard near Lake Tahoe

Last weekend my girfriend and I went to join her family at Sugar Pine Point in El Dorado County next to Lake Tahoe for a camping trip. On the early morning hours of Saturday July 22nd I was awakened b...

July 2006

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Fisherman has an evening encounter with two upright figures near Stumpy Meadows Lake

After fishing small stream off Ice House Rd. and driving back on Wentworth Springs Rd. just past Stumpy Meadows campground I stopped at the overflow concrete runway on the dam. I looked to my left to ...

August 2005

Cambria County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

While walking alone in the woods, boy comes face to face with 8 foot tall creature

I will tell you about my visual incident. I was walking in the woods behind my old place when I heard some noise. At first I thought it was a deer or something so I looked to see what it was. When I l...

February 1998

Horry County South Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Security policeman has nighttime sighting at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base

At the time of the sighting I was on duty as a Security Police officer in the U.S. Air Force at the Myrtle Beach AFB, SC. I was patrolling on a security road called the Serpintine at about 9 pm. The t...

April 1974

Collier County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorist on U.S. 41 near I-29

We were driving eastbound on US 41 to go fishing off of Turner River Rd. about 11 AM. at approx. 1/2 a mile east of the I 29 and US 41 intersection. My girlfriend looked to the north side of the road ...

June 2005

La Salle Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Two teenage deer hunters have encounter while hunting

Encounter as told to BFRO researchers Scott Kessler & Patricia Normand on January 27,2001 by two teenage (both 14 y/o) hunters (K.H. & L.C.) about their encounter November 18th, 2000. We had ridden...

November 2000

Palm Beach County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Year long sightings by family

These thing's which we called skunk ape's,would come on our property at night and eat mango's,and other fruit. They would also sometimes come to the travel trailer and look in the windows as if they...

July 1975

British Columbia Canada (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorist on Hwy 4 near Kennedy Lake

Last week while driving between Port Alberni and Tofino on Vancouver Island I saw what at first I believed to be a bear on a tree overhanging the river. After commenting to my wife, I glanced back aga...

March 2007

Shelby County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Deer hunter has daylight encounters and attempts to take photos east of Findlay

I'm a retired paranormal and cryptid researcher and I had a personal encounter this year while deer hunting in Shelby County Illinois which is considered south central Illinois. I will not disclose th...

December 2014

Madison County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

Recollection of an afternoon sighting on Green Mountain

When I was about 8 or 10 yrs old, I saw a Bigfoot. It was on Green mountain near Huntsville, Ala. It was unpopulated then. Now there are million dollar homes there. I was on my way home from my unc...

January 1949