El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Two campers take photos of what they see in the trees in the El Dorado National Forest

I live in the "Bay Area" of California. My visual sighting is at the bottom of this report. I have photos of that I want to send. I enjoy hiking and camping on a regular basis year round. I have been ...

July 2014

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

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Backpacker's moonlit encounter near the trail from Wright's Lake to Enchanted Pools

I used to live in Camino, CA and would go up into Desolation Wilderness as often as I could. The trout fishing was really incredible and it left a wonderful lasting memory with me. Since moving from t...

August 2005

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Man sees and photographs large print on shore of Lake Tahoe

We were at Lake Tahoe the first week of may this year - 2005. While walking on the beach looking for pretty stones, my friend noticed this print in the beach gravel. What really caught our eye was the...

May 2005

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Couple Has Early Evening Encounter Near Stumpy Meadow Reservoir

i went fishing with my girlfriend at stumpy meadows last winter. we been up their about five days out of the week. early in the morning we would arrive try to get the line in the water as much as poss...

January 2004

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear late night screams near Pollack Pines

The weekend of August 16th my family and I went camping on Union Valley lake. We had three tent sites about a 100 yards from the shore. On Saturday night my 2 year old son had trouble sleeping and kep...

August 2003

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Couple have night sighting near Lake Tahoe

My wife, my two children, and I were driving on Hwy 50, west bound, leaving South Lake Tahoe at 9:55 PM. We just passed the agriculture inspection station in the town of Meyers, CA, when both my wife ...

July 2003

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Brothers hear unusual, late-night vocalizations near Sly Park

I wanted to comment on your report case #8595. My parents live in Sly Park. They are at the edge of the National forest. I have heard sounds late at night along with my brother who lives there. Last s...

June 2003

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Man has early morning sighting near Sly Park

I am posting this report after several months of trying to dismiss what I saw as a bear or other common animal. I have come to the conclusion that what I saw could only have been an unknown animal suc...

January 2003

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Quad riders find fresh footprints, encounter overwhelming stench near Stumpy Meadows

My husband and I were out quading up by Stumpy Meadows, that is up out of Georgetown, California. I have lived in that area for roughly 40 years. I have smelt some awful smells up there in the woods. ...

September 2002

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear more nighttime vocalizations at Sugar Pine Campground, on the west side of Lake Tahoe

It was a clear night. There was a full moon and it was about 10:00. We were camping out in Sugar Pine State Park. All of the sudden, there was a loud whooping noise. It sounded close by. Then, we hear...

August 2001

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Night sighting by two motorists near Lake Tahoe

On Saturday night Sept 23, 2000 (last night) my wife and I were on our way back form dinner and were driving south on HWY 89 just south of Tahoma (west side of Lake Tahoe), about 100 yards north of th...

September 2000

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear nighttime vocalizations at Sugar Pine Campground on the west side of Lake Tahoe

Well about 2 years ago, I heard strange noises while camping at Suger Pine Campground. I heard "whooping" sounds and long "wails" coming from the forest behind me. They scared me, so I ran into my tra...

July 2000

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Hikers hear strange screams in the Desolation Wilderness

During the second week of July 2000 my son (16 years old then) and I had backpacked into the northern part of Desolation Wilderness from the Loon Lake Trail head in Eldorado County, California. Desola...

July 2000

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Hikers see creature in Desolation Wilderness

Well me and my friend were hiking through the sierra nevadas until we heard a walking through the brush. I wasnt sure what it was but when i looked to my left i saw this big hairy creature it smelled ...

July 2000

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Sound reports from resident in South Lake Tahoe

At our home south of South Lake Tahoe, we have been hearing tell-tale screams for the last three months. I have several recordings of these screams, and have been in coordination with three of the cur...

June 2000

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Placerville track found and cast

I have recovered a foot print last year (July 17th I believe ). The print does not really match what a big foot print would look like according to some research that I have done after I found it. It i...

July 1996

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Car passenger has nighttime sighting near Lake Tahoe

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April 1996

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

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Lake Tahoe sighting by a motorist

My name is (omitted), I've been keeping this secret since around 1986 and didn't know who I could tell without sounding like a nut, but it's been bothering me, and I hope you are the appropriate perso...

January 1986

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Man has sighting after massive landslide on Highway 50

I think the year was 83 or 84. That year there was a huge mudslide on the south (River) side of Highway 50. I remember because we had to turn around, go back up around Tahoe, and take Highway 80 back ...

January 1983

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Family finds large footprints and hears strange sounds near Pollock Pines

Hello my name is Tracie Q., and I am 35 yrs. old. It has been over 25 years, back in the late seventy's, and my family and I can still remember, to this day, what we saw and heard during our motorcycl...

August 1977