Kendall County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Hiker has nighttime sighting in Harris Forest Preserve.

I have been walking my dog through Harris Forest Preserve for about 5 weeks now. About the last 3 days we have been walking back there I noticed a foul smell and starge howling noises. I didn't think ...

January 2012

Whiteside County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Photos taken of possible footprints found on rural property near Albany

Foot prints in the snow. I took some pictures. we had a moderate thaw, but we could see definite toes and a human-like shape, definitely bipedal....

January 2012

Edgar County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible ongoing activity described and knocks recorded at a rural home near Paris

I was walking through the woods and I sat down on a fallen down tree and to my left I hear a strange grunting noise. I was frightened I called my dad and had him come to meet me in the woods. A few we...

January 2012

Lawrence County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorists have nighttime sighting on outskirts of Lawrenceville

I seen something tall and black, about 7 feet tall, run real fast across 12th Street in Lawrenceville about 3 weeks ago....

December 2011

Bond County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime sighting and vocalizations in a backyard near Old Ripley

I was in bed and heard my dogs barking outside. I went out in time to see the dog run under the porch and something duck into the woods. I first thought it to be a large man in a coat but upon sho...

December 2011

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Second nighttime sighting by motorcyclist north of Marseilles

Earlier this year I had a sighting near Marseilles, Report # 30003. Just this past week I had another sighting in the same area, just a bit further down the road. Again I was coming home from w...

October 2011

Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Homeowner has nighttime sighting near Edwardsville

I had just gotten my son down to sleep. It was 1 o'clock in the morning. He sleeps in the back bedroom. I happened to walk by the window in the hallway because I had to go to the bathroom. For some re...

October 2011

Alexander County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Hiker has daylight sighting near Olive Branch

October 10th, 2011, it was a Tuesday morning I believe, no it wouldn't be a Tuesday morning because I was out here in the afternoon. I was walking down that trail on the next ridge over. I was just...

October 2011

Cook County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalization and footprint found near Bachelors Grove Cemetery

We went to check out Bachelor's Grove yesterday. We saw the pyramid and the arched tree that was posted in Report # 28525. We also heard a siren, or something, exactly like what was posted in that sam...

September 2011

Peoria County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprint found near Peoria

On August 14, 2011, I was walking through heavily wooded area and decided to walk along creek bed. I came upon what looked like a very large footprint. I could clearly see the entire outline of the fo...

August 2011

Alexander County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Hunter finds a possible footprint near Olive Branch

The first Tuesday of August 2011 I was pulling up to a hunting area, I had parked the car and was getting ready to get out and get my gear. It was a little bit after 4 o'clock in the morning because I...

August 2011

Kankakee County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Family experiences strange occurences while fishing Kankakee River

The day was july 2,2011 we decided to go fishing at the kankakee river out in manteno, il. Ive been fishing there for about 10 yrs. just recently about 4 yrs at the new location between the wilmington...

July 2011

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Late night encounter by a motorcyclist outside of Marseilles

I work nights, and was riding my motorcycle home (Marseilles, IL) from work. At about 1 am I turned from Illinois Rt 71 south onto Marseilles road. Immediately after the turn there are 2 sharp curv...

July 2011

Sangamon County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Motorist has possible nighttime sighting just north of Springfield on Veterans Parkway

I was driving on Veterans Parkway in Springfield. Heading north at 60 mph. There is a heavly wooded area with a pond in the area also. It is a four lane highway with two lanes going south and two goin...

July 2011

Sangamon County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Two paranormal investigators find possible evidence at Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery

[Witness first names have been changed] On Tuesday evening June 28, 2011, I along with fellow paranormal investigator James arrived at the Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery in rural Sangamon County near...

June 2011

Sangamon County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Vocalizations recorded and possible footprint found near Sugar Creek

I was just outside and my 3 yearold lab was spooked by somethig like I've never seen. Barking--in a fear sound-- and running in circles! Wind is in the west and that is the direction of her concern. ...

June 2011

Sangamon County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprints found near the Sugar Creek Covered Bridge

Stan, my son found these prints on Thursday, June 16th in the woods near the Sugar Creek Covered Bridge in rural Glenarm, IL. Wanted to know your opinion. Thank you for any time you may take to help u...

June 2011

Sangamon County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprint found on edge of Chatham

We happened to notice a large complete footprint under an apple tree in our backyard measuring about 18". We live at the edge of a subdivision that backs up to a deeply wooded stream that eventually l...

June 2011

Massac County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprints found near Metropolis

To be honest, I'm very reluctant to submit this report but the pictures and details are simply too compelling to ignore. Two months ago my wife and I purchased five acres of rural, wooded property...

May 2011

Hardin County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Possible observations using thermal imager southeast of Equality

The evening of April 15, 2011 I was with fellow BFRO investigator Eric L. and BFRO enthusiast Sam. We were on a trail in the Shawnee National Forest southeast of Equality, IL. We were using Sam's ther...

April 2011

Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has daytime sighting near railroad tracks west of Murphysboro

I was traveling along the road when I saw a tall thin hairy bigfoot along a railroad track. He was off the tracks, he was off to the side. I thought, holy mackerel he is awefully tall....

March 2011

Kane County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprints found near Algonquin

To protect the confidentiality of the witness the witness names have been changed. Stan Courtney is familiar with this story since he spoke to both Mary and myself about what Mary and her husband s...

February 2011

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has night-time sighting near bridge just south of Seneca

Now I work at night and I travel across the River Rd to Marseilles the next town to the west. The night of February 24th at or around 3 am while coming home, at the base of the new bridge to the so...

February 2011

Madison County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Property owner describes possible sighting and activity near Godfrey

I have had several recent things occur on my property and 1 possible sighting earlier this year. I would love to talk to someone about this. Everyone I say something to in regards to this thinks I'm c...

February 2011

Du Page County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Hiker finds possible footprints in Timber Ridge Forest Preserve (w/photos)

I went for a hike at lunchtime in a newly made path that cuts through the Timber Ridge Forest Preserve. This path is surrounded by about 8 ponds. It has been very cold and snowy here in the teens and ...

January 2011