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

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

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

Monroe County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Possible tracks found in snow near Albia, Iowa

The incident I'm going to describe took place back in January of 1976. It was on a Tuesday afternoon. It's stuck with me and has bothered me since then (I'm now 36 y/o). I've never discussed it with a...

January 1976

Jefferson County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Newspaper article about "The Lockridge Monster."

Newspaper article : Milwaukee Sentinel, October 28, 1975 IOWA BEAR-LIKE CREATURE NOTHING TO MONKEY WITH Lockridge, Iowa (AP) - Skeptics call it "The Lockridge Monster", but the bear-like creatur...

October 1975

Johnson County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Memory of a possible encounter as young girls riding horses at night near the Coralville Reservoir

My girlfriends and I were horseback riding, on a moonlight ride when a strange sound stopped our chatter and the horses' forward movement. All the horses stopped, raised their heads and trained their ...

January 1973

Fayette County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Road crossing sighting in a farm area near Maynard; other incidents in vicinity

I was riding in rear seat of car with 3 others, all college students. We all lived same house in Fayette. It was a fri. nite,weather called for heavy snow overnite. We all were from same area about 25...

November 1970

Clayton County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Memory told of being chased off by frightening thumps and scream while hiking in Pikes Peak State Park

This is an old report, but recently after watching the better bigfoot programs on tv, it dawned on me that what we had experienced was a bigfoot. Every September, my husband I would go hiking to se...

September 1970