Siskiyou County California (Class A) BFRO

Parents pursue 7 1/2' tall female biped across pasture after being alerted by daughter

Last year when I was 12 I saw a Creature. It was about 9:45 pm. It all started when I was taking my dog outback to go to the bathroom. When I got outside I felt like I was being watched but ignored ...

October 2002

Kern County California (Class B) BFRO

Forest Service employees see big footprints near Lake Isabella

I am a long term seasonal with the US Forest Service. I do know the different tracks the wildlife leaves behind. What I and a co-worker saw was not a typical wildlife track. On this day, we decided...

October 2002

Kern County California (Class B) BFRO

Hunters hear, and possibly see, a strange creature near Lake Isabella

This was a vocalization by an unknown animal. The following event happend on the second night of a two night deer-hunting trip. The woods were alive with animals and fresh sign -- scat (bear and de...

October 2002

Butte County California (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear late night "banging" near Oroville

I was camping with 4 friends at Feather Falls campground several miles outside of Oroville. We were the only ones camping there. We stayed up late talking and what not and had gone to sleep about 1:00...

September 2002

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

Tulare County California (Class B) BFRO

Family has strange experience in Golden Trout Wilderness

My family and I were at The Golden Trout Wilderness Packing Station in the lower Sierra's over the labor day weekend. We were there for horse back riding which we have done for the past 4 years. The t...

September 2002

Lake County California (Class B) BFRO

Hunters have strange experiences and make an unusual discovery

I was hunting with my close friend Chris R. in Sonoma County, CA on our family property that is adjacent to Pine Mountain. We were walking along an old camp road that had become overgrown with brush a...

August 2002

Nevada County California (Class B) BFRO

Chicken pens being raided by unknown thief near Nevada City

A neighbor's chicken coop was raided. I keep birds also so I was curious how I may reinforce my cage to avoid the same situation. I investigated. What struck me immediatly was the strength necessary t...

August 2002

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear late night scream near Woodfords

We heard something we can only speculate about but I can still remember clearly the sound. It was the middle of the night and I was awoken by the sound that started low and went to a high pitch scream...

August 2002

Sierra County California (Class B) BFRO

Family Encounters Red Eyes and Unusual Smells

We had driven from the San Francisco Bay Area to Sierra County for a camping trip. When we arrived, our usual campground was full and we went to a less popular campground which was a few miles further...

August 2002

Tuolumne County California (Class B) BFRO

Campers find stacked rocks and hear unusual rock banging near Strawberry

I took a trip over the fourth of July to visit a friend in Modesto. We traveled to Tuolumne County, past Sonora, and camped off of Gargoyle trail above Strawberry on the night of July 4th. We got to t...

July 2002

Shasta County California (Class B) BFRO

Family hears late night vocalizations near Lake McCumber

It was about 3AM at Lake McCumber, California. I was with my mom, aunt and uncle, and my uncles son and daughter in law. My uncle and his son stayed up all night listening to the strange noise that wa...

June 2002

Los Angeles County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible intimidation in the late afternoon reported by hikers in the Big Tujunga Canyon area

Me and a friend at the time were hiking in the Angeles National forest. My friend was just out of boot camp USMC and we started hiking as often as time would allow. We were hiking down a small stre...

April 2002

Monterey County California (Class A) BFRO

Dusk sighting by hunter on Fort Hunter Liggett

This report describes a sighting of a large biped primate at Fort Hunter Liggett on the evening of Saturday, February 16, 2002. I left my home in Manhattan Beach, California about 8:00 AM on the morni...

February 2002

Del Norte County California (Class B) BFRO

Calif. Del Norte County Jed Smith Park

I am the Manager of the Visitor Center at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. During the winter of 2001-2002, my family and I were the camp hosts at the park, and lived in the park full time. One even...

December 2001

Humboldt County California (Class B) BFRO

Forest Service employees see footprints in Six Rivers National Forest

On the day of the incident, a co-worker and myself where sent to close the Port-Orford-Cedar gates for the winter season. Both of us are Forestry Techs and worked for Six Rivers Nat'l Forest (Seasonal...

November 2001

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Fisherman hears afternoon scream at Lake Alpine

I was done working for the day. I had my fishing pole with me this afternoon, hoping I would have time to do some fishing at Lake Alpine. I was fishing for about a half hour when I heard these strange...

November 2001

Fresno County California (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has daytime sighting near Huntington Lake

I was hunting at sample meadow above Huntington lake, I had just walked through a marshy area and had gotten into some dense pine trees when I spooked two deer up and I got a glimpse of them as they r...

October 2001

Del Norte County California (Class B) BFRO

Men hear two Bigfoot calling to each other

It was the last weekend of September during the fall salmon run of fishing season on the lower Klamath River 2001. It was the end of summer, the river was extremely low and I'd just finished clean...

September 2001

Del Norte County California (Class A) BFRO

A young man observes a creature with a gorilla face

While driving south on highway 199 from Grants Pass to Crescent City, my eight year old son said "Hey Dad, what's that?". We were driving just above the Smith River as it snakes alongside the highway....

September 2001

Fresno County California (Class B) BFRO

Hikers find footprints and hair near Huntington Lake

There were three of us hiking through the rock creek area of the Ansel Adams Wilderness. Michael discovered the tracks and brought them to our attention. The tracks were heading in a northern directio...

September 2001

Tulare County California (Class B) BFRO

Hiker hears loud scream in Sequoia National Park

I was camping in the backcountry of Sequoia National Park. Just after sunset, I heard numerous repeated screams. They were not human and I have never heard an animal that made that sound. I have been ...

September 2001

Tuolumne County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations awaken campers in Clark Fork Campground

I noticed a report on your website from September of 2001 at the Sand Flat campground (State of California, County of Tuolumne). The hair stood up on my neck when I read this due to the similarities w...

September 2001

Tuolumne County California (Class B) BFRO

Women hear late night vocalizations at Sand Bar Flat Campground

We were staying at Sand Bar Flat campground, when my mother and I heard a scream that lasted for two hours, not far from our tent. It started at about 2:00 a.m. and ended around 4:00 a.m. There were p...

September 2001

Sierra County California (Class A) BFRO

Three young people on an early morning outing hear roar followed by sighting

3 of us went out to the woods to get away. We arrived at this loation about 3:00am. About 30 minutes later we heard a rustling in the bushes. We passed it off as a harmless critter. A couple seconds l...

August 2001