Giles County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Shocked hikers watch hairy human-like animal run by them 10 feet away

I was hiking with my girlfriend in the evening on the night of March 29, 1997 We were in a pretty isolated area so we were surprised when we heard what sounded like a muffled scream that sounded like ...

March 1997

Rockingham County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Recollection of a college outing interrupted by possible vocalizations and rocks thrown near Rawley Springs

In college, my social club would go camping twice a year for a bonding event w/ our new members. We would go in Late November after the Thanksgiving Holiday and in Early April. A group of about 40...

November 1995

Fairfax County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

A loud screaming sound was witnessed along with crashing and rocks thrown at the witnesses

There was a loud scream-like sound ocurring several times. Moments later we heard loud running(pacing) across the creek, as we heard the running we also heard loud crashing of debris and other types o...

August 1995

Greene County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

While out hiking in the woods with his dog, witness smelled a horrible smell.

I would like to say up- front , that this is a different thing for me to do by far : I reside in Virginia & am originally from the upper New England area of Vermont. I have been a woods person in m...

July 1993

Carroll County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Late night sighting by motorists on Hwy 94 near the Wythe County border

My ex-wife and I were driving on highway 94 in Carroll county, VA about 3-4 miles from the Wythe county line. We were returning from a Christmas shopping night in West Virginia. It was around midnight...

December 1992

Bath County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

A sighting by two motorists

My brother and I were driving back home from a fishing trip when suddenly a small deer ran across the road in front of us. I stopped the car and out of the corner of my eye I saw a large dark shape on...

July 1992

Giles County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Hairy creature seen watching a college party on Butt Mountain

My girlfriend had come to town for the weekend, and we had gone up to the abandoned fire tower on Butt Mountain to go hiking and camping for the weekend. We arrived there early on a Saturday morning, ...

August 1990

Bedford County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Lifelong hunter hears strange screams in early morning twilight directly under tree stand

Deer hunting from a tree stand approx. 15 feet high. Arrived way too early, maybe an hour or more before daylight. I climbed into my tree stand and reversed the batteries in my flashlight to keep it f...

January 1988

Augusta County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Possible trash snatching (2 witnesses) outside Sherando

In early June we were sleeping in back of truck when my wife woke up and saw something big walk past the truck. It went over to where I had our trash bags (10-20 feet from truck) tied up in a tree to...

June 1984

Wythe County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Boy sees "Bigfoot" in the woods while looking out the car window

It was spring break 1984 and I was 16 at the time. My dad myself and my brother were on this trip to visit my mother in Florida. When we got about half way through Virginia I was just looking out the ...

April 1984

Henry County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Man recalls watching a possible late night road crossing from his home outside Fieldale

I had gotten up in the middle of the night to get a drink. After leaving the kitchen, I went to the backdoor to look out the window. There is a road about 100 yards from the back of my house with a du...

December 1982

Prince George County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of observing a hairy biped close to Civil War fortifications near Fort Lee

During early fall of 1981 when I was in 9th grade, several of my friends and I were playing war in the woods of the Petersburg National Battlefield. We rode our bikes to one of the wooded fortificatio...

September 1981

Brunswick County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Memory told of a tall hairy figure seen in a corn field near Lawrenceville

I was in Junior high school for Crewe Junior High (no longer exists). I was riding on a school bus on a back road in Greensville Co. Virginia after competing in a junior high school basketball game wi...

December 1980

Amelia County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Memory told of a possible sighting of two juveniles tree climbing at sundown near Farmville

My ex's step father was born in Amelia County, Va, so my husband hunted a lot where his step father had family land there, I would sit in the car while he went hunting. It was getting dark [dusk] and ...

August 1980

Middlesex County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting on Route 17 near Church View

This incident has been bothering me for 25 years. And I'm glad I found your sight a few years ago. In 1978, my girlfriend (now my wife) and I were driving back from Virginia Beach back to Baltimore...

August 1978

Fairfax County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Retired Military Policeman remembers strange incidents while on guard duty at Fort Belvoir

This was at Davison US Army Airfield, Ft Belvoir Virginia. This was a while back so please hang in there with me. From late 1977 to Dec 1979 I was assigned to Davison as a Military Policeman. The a...

July 1978

Pittsylvania County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Witness remembers several incidents including a close encounter on a dark road near Danville

A friend and I were in the woods just after night fall in the fall back in 1976. It was an old abandoned road the city never paved and it was grown over very badly. It had been used as a party spot fo...

October 1976

Botetourt County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of an early morning encounter with hairy biped near Buchanan

The year was 1972. A group of us from Roanoke Virginia were on our annual after football season camping trip in the George Washington National Forest. We did this every fall as a treat after a tough s...

November 1973

Fairfax County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Upright creature crosses road in the path of a car near Newington Forest

I was driving down Pohick Road in Fairfax one evening, this animal walked out from behind a road sign, stopped, stared at me, then with one stride it was on the other side. He went into the woods....

January 1973

Shenandoah County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

A couple remembers their daylight sighting while driving thru the Shenandoah National Park many years ago

My husband and I were traveling west going over skyline drive in Virgina near Strasburg. (this was many years ago 1970) WE saw a large hairy thing. It looked like some of the pictures we have seen abo...

September 1970

Loudoun County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a nighttime sighting while joy riding on train tracks near Purcellville


May 1970

Mecklenburg County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Youth catches standing figure in flashlight glow during camp-out

From the late 60's to about 1990, my Dad took us camping many weekends in the summer to the John H Kerr Reservoir (hereafter know localy as Buggs Island Lake)wich stradles the Virginia, North Carolina...

May 1970

Prince William County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Marine had late night sighting on military base in Quantico

While I was a Marine stationed at one of the schools demostration camps in Quantico VA I observed something that looked like a bear while walking my post, what alerted me was a dog that use to walk po...

July 1957