Lee County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Woman recalls daytime sighting and numerous other experiences near the Des Moines and Mississippi Rivers

I am 44 yrs old. My husband and I were driving home after a Thanksgiving visit with my family at my mother's farm in SE Iowa near the Missouri border. After leaving the driveway, I noticed somethi...

November 2006

Washington County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Deer hunter observes tall bi-pedal creature running on the other side of a dry riverbed outside Wellman

I was hunting in my uncles timber. The time was about 5:30 so I decided to head out. I was walking back to my truck following a well traveled trail and heard a noise on the north side of the dried up ...

November 2006

Fayette County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime encounter by campers at Volga River State Recreation Area

It was in the fall of 2006, we were camping.In the Volga River Rec. Area in Fayette, IA. It was myself and 5 other friends. We were sitting around the campfire, I'm going to have to say it was about 1...

October 2006

Buchanan County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

While heading to cabin at 6:30 a.m., husband and wife have sighting near Wipsipinicon River

A 38-year-old man and his wife were driving on an unimproved road to a relative's cabin at 6:30 A.M. on July 16, 2004 when they smelled a horrible odor. Soon afterward they saw a 'massive' creature st...

July 2004

Franklin County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Observation of possibly two animals in or near back yard of apartment complex

My husband was outside our apartment building on the outskirts of town, when he heard what seemed to be something very large and heavy running through our backyard by the fenceline. He came into the h...

September 2001

Humboldt County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Youths see unknown hairy primate staring at them from distance

Me and 5 friends were walking in the woods at night on April 2nd this year and we saw something pretty big and real thick and furry crouching behind a bush that was in between two trees. He had his ...

April 2001

Hamilton County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Sasquatch surprises hunter in prairie grass while hunting with bb gun

My Cousin and I were walking in the woods, in an area over-looking the Boone River. We came to a steep ravine, just over the river and began to look around. As I was glancing I saw something out of th...

November 2000

Marion County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by duck hunter near Pella.

Yesterday, October 24 my husband took our son duck hunting. They were at a public access huntiong area in Marion county outside of the town of Pella. My husband saw a crane and he was watching it fly ...

October 2000

Decatur County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Multiple witness road-crossing sighting near Nine Eagles State Park

Driving home one night from a ball game, with my daughter and her friend, I saw something crossing the road. My lights were on high-beam, and I was driving slowly because there are enough wild animals...

June 2000

Polk County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Six foot tall or taller, black creature was observed leaping into the air and disappearing into the trees on a bike trail near the Des Moines River

I heard the deer coming toward me over to my left. I was going down the trail and the deer was coming in the opposite direction about a hundred feet over to my left. He kept looking over his right sho...

February 2000

Pottawattamie County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Campers get visited in the middle of the night and hear vocalizations.

My name is Todd Davis. Myself and a freind "Brian J." went camping at Wilson Island State Park. This park is connected to Desoto Bend National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa. Well here is my account of what ...

December 1999

Jasper County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a daylight sighting near Colfax

Hello I had my first encounter about 18 years ago. I lived at that time at my parents house.. Me and my cousin where chilling on this log in a ravine talking and out of the corner of my eye I saw his ...

August 1999

Decatur County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Artifact hunter describes an unusual daylight encounter in a public hunting area near Van Wert

i was an avid indian artifact hunter. surface finds, only. i got out of college classes early that day and decided to give it a go in a creek i hadnt been over for some time. as i drove down into the ...

September 1991

Scott County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear loud scream at close range near Wapsipinicon River

My girlfriend and i were camping on the Wapsipinicon river near Hwy 61,we were having a great time and decided to turn in,after about 15 minutes,out of nowhere came an incredible primal scream,the lou...

July 1989

Lee County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Atv riders hear daytime vocalization and find tracks near Keokuk

This incident involved hearing and smelling what my brothers and I can only describe as Bigfoot. It happened on my Grandparents property when I was approx. 14 years old. Our Grandparents had given all...

February 1985

Greene County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Woman sees large upright figure cross road near midnight

I was sitting on my back porch steps waiting for my boyfriend to stop by after work. I knew he would be there any minute so I was watching the road waiting to see the headlights of his truck. Because ...

July 1983

Warren County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a possible daytime sighting while hunting geese outside Carlisle

My Brother in law and I were hunting geese in a harvested Soy Bean field east of Carlisle Iowa about a mile out of town, we were concealed in our blind along a fence line, we saw a movement to the eas...

November 1982

Scott County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Man recalls observing possible tracks and being screamed at on his paper route in Eldridge

My first of two encounters with a Bigfoot occurred in Eldridge Iowa during the first two weeks of February 1981. I was a paperboy for the Des Moines Register. I would usually start my rout at about 5:...

February 1981

Polk County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Possible approach to homes at night near the Des Moines River outside Saylorville

about 2 or 3 a.m. I was awakened by my st. Bernard puppy who was quite upset. I soon learned why as I could hear my neighbors 2 dogs, a great Dane and a husky by the back of our house crying loudly. I...

March 1980

Dallas County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Several sighting reports near the Racoon River within days of each other.

Here is my written account of the four Bigfoot sightings I told you about on the phone. I will start by giving you a little background as to the year, area and season. The year is about 1978 give or t...

November 1978

Humboldt County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

More sightings of a strange creature centering around the town of Ottosen. Other stories told about strange sounds, footprints and animal mutilatations.

Iowa Flap Continues From newspaper account: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From the Register; September 24, 1978 REPORTS OF HAIRY BEAST...

September 1978

Iowa (Unusable) BFRO

More sightings of a strange creature centering around the town of Ottosen. Other stories told about strange sounds, footprints and animal mutilatations.

Iowa Flap Continues From newspaper account: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From the Register; September 24, 1978 REPORTS OF HAIRY BEAST...

September 1978

Humboldt County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Witness reports seeing footprints as a child

This happened when I was very young. I figured it would have been reported. I was aproxametley 6 years old and was helping my mother cut some weeds out of the feild before my father combined and we di...

September 1977

Floyd County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Separate Iowa incidents over time in Floyd County area

I have three diffrent reports to give 2 are back in 77 and one just last year..the reson for this reporting is that these sighting have all been in the same area.the DNR of the area has had at least 6...

August 1977