Ripley County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Campers have a night-time encounter in Mark Twain National Forest

About seven years ago some friends and I went camping. At a lake called Fourche Lake. The lake is a small sucluded lake about 10 acres or so and not very heavily used in the Mark Twain National Forest...

April 1998

St. Louis County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Bow hunter observes animal lying down in the Creve Coeur bottoms

While Bow-hunting in Creve Coeur bottoms, I had been in my stand all day and had no luck. So I got down right before dusk and proceded to stalk along side a trail leading to the river. I had come to a...

October 1997

Lawrence County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Memory told of seeing an unknown creature climbing a tree while driving between Marionville and Aurora

I am 70 years old and have only started to tell a few people ...They either say I am lying or don't know what I saw...they just laugh..I used to drive truck and have seen lots of wild life..I have bee...

September 1997

Crawford County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Recollection of seeing a huge bipedal shadow while camping that steals food near Steelville

I was camping by myself on a friend's private property near the Meramec River in Steelville, MO (Crawford County). I was getting ready to go to bed in my tent when I heard leaves and twigs on the grou...

August 1997

Lawrence County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Fisherman has daytime sighting west of Mt. Vernon

When I saw it I was fishing on Spring River on SR V Highway due west of Mt. Vernon past Baptist Hill Assembly. It was in July 1997 I had been fishing near the bridge over Spring River and decided to m...

July 1997

Marion County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Witness saw man-like creature in a corn field.

I was riding a four wheeler at my aunts out in the country. On an old gravel road I saw something that appeared to be a dog two-hundered yards ahead of me in a corn feild on my right side. As I got cl...

June 1997

Scott County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Late night sighting by young couple in a parked car on a rural lane outside Kelso

[Editor's note: The initial report was submitted by a friend and co-worker of the witness. The BFRO investigator eventually spoke with the witness by phone (see investigator's notes below). The witnes...

January 1994

Newton County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime roadside sighting by a motorist outside Joplin

It was a student at Missouri Southern State College at the time. And a popular hangout was at Wildcat Park. One evening several students were out there and a friend of mine asked me to drive him ou...

September 1993

Taney County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a nighttime close encounter in the Henning Conservation Area near Branson

I've told this story to numerous people over the last 16 years and have been made fun of quite often. But though I have forgotten many things from my 20's the pictures in my mind .. even the sounds of...

August 1993

Lawrence County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Motorist recalls possible early morning sighting north of Mt. Vernon

After reading the FAQ section, I have finally decided to tell someone of my "sighting". I am not saying for sure it was a bigfoot, but after reading the article you posted about the young bigfoot caug...

November 1991

Jackson County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Bowhunter recalls dusk encounter on creek dike near Oak Grove

It was in October of 1991 or 1992. I was bowhunting in the evening. I was on a neighbors property along a creek. I was standing on the ground in front of a dike going around a field. the sun was just ...

October 1991

Morgan County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Youth bicyclist has daytime sighting near Gravois Mills

I was living at in Missouri at the time, about a mile from where my sighting took place. I was on my way home from a friends house on my bike about to head up the hill. I heard something off in the wo...

August 1991

Pike County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

A man gathering firewood for his campsite with his ATV encounters a large ape-like animal in a creek bed

I was camping with a friend in early spring. There was a storm coming in and all the animals were stirred up. We almost hit several deer that were crossing the road. One deer jumped out and almost lan...

January 1991

Texas County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Driver has early morning sighting near bridge over Hog Creek

I was driving to work one morning between Houston and Willow Springs, Missouri. I was southbound on US 63, approximately 4 miles south of Houston. As you approached the bridge over Hog Creek, the road...

October 1990

Washington County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Recollection of a possible nighttime encounter on a four-wheeler near Sullivan

It was winter of 1989. What I saw scared the **** out of me. Me, my sister and her friend found the keys to my brothers 4-wheeler and decided to sneak it out @ approx 10:30 pm on a snowy winter night....

November 1989

Pulaski County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Family witness a 7-8 foot tall creature, covered with hair, standing in the middle of the road

I am not sure of the date. My daughter was 1-2 years old, so it would have had to have been in 1988 or 1989. We were going from Crocker, MO. to Waynesville/St. Robert, MO. to Wal-Mart. We crossed t...

January 1989

Greene County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Multiple witnesses encounter bad smell, three observe creature hiding behind sapling

On a real nice night in June about 9:30p.m. myself and some other guys were talking after a softball game on what we wanted to do. So one of the guys suggested that we go to the "old resort" to see if...

June 1988

Camden County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Campsite intrusion near river.

In June of 1986. my husband and I went for a two-day float on the Little Niangua between Climax Springs and Roach. We camped in a two man dome tent on a gravel bank where the river made a u shaped ben...

June 1986

Madison County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Three-toed print found while cutting firewood

In May of 1986 my son-in-law and I found a freshly made footprint of something that still haunts me today. We had been cutting firewood in a mostly remote area about 100 miles south of St Louis, MO. I...

May 1986

Stoddard County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls his brief daylight sighting outside Bloomfield

It was winter of 1986, I was skipping school to ride around the Avert in Stoddard Co.MO. area looking for wildlife which I did often. I just crossed the Caster river bridge on the county road that now...

January 1986

Douglas County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of being chased on a farm near Ava

I was staying all night at my friend's house located off of KK Highway in Douglas County, Missouri. This particular friend just lived a couple of miles from my home. She had told me about how she had ...

January 1986

Ozark County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Family has nighttime sighting near Gainesville

I was just a kid when I saw it. I was sitting in the back of an old Chevy Citation at the time it was pretty new, my uncle was driving and my aunt was in the passenger seat and my little cousin who wa...

January 1985

Chariton County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has daylight sighting near Marceline

It was a bright sunny summer day. My 14 year old daughter and I were on our way to pick up my 16 year old daughter. I was watching the road ahead and saw a figure cross the road from one treeline on t...

June 1984

Ripley County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Woman remembers evening sighting while driving on Hwy. T near Oxly

My mother and I were on our way from church. As we drove down T Hwy. we observed a large creature standing in the center of the road. I stopped the car several feet away and it turned and looked at us...

October 1983

Cass County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Teenagers find footprint near Daugherty

My brother, neighbor, and I were on a walk like we normally did almost every day that we could. We would walk miles away from our house (we lived in the country) and would go exploring for hours on en...

October 1983