Randolph County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Dolly Sods; Tracks seen, loud screams and strange odor detected.

Large tracks spotted, too large to be human, estimated size: 20 in. foot size- occurred september 23 , 1997 at 10:30 am- that night we heard loud, piercing screams in the forest and a strange odor- li...

September 1997

Pendleton County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Possible repeat approaches outside Circleville

I was working with my friend Brad B. for about a month at a private camp near Spruce Knob, the highest point in West Virginia. Brad and I were clearing brush repairing paths and fences and doing gener...

October 1996

Pendleton County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Cave explorers recall bizarre experiences while camping in the Seneca Creek Backcountry

On November 5th, 1994, I and six other cavers got together to do some ridgewalking and camping along several miles of limestone exposed on the east side of Seneca Creek, in the Seneca Creek Back Count...

November 1994

Greenbrier County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Three Creatures observed Ripping Limbs and Bark from Trees in the Monongahela National Forest

Many years ago while camping in Monongahela National Forest in the fall with my family, my son and I decided to walk around part of the lake at night time. It was a beautiful bright night. the tempera...

October 1994

Pocahontas County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Deer hunters find footprints in Wildell Bottom

My encounter was not a sighting of a creature but a friend and I were tracking a doe that I had shot late the evening before. We came up on a mud hole probably about 12-15 feet long it had three huge ...

October 1991

Logan County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Possible sighting by a security guard at strip mine outside Holden

My sighting occurred while working as a security guard on top of a mountain in Logan WV. I was working the graveyard (11pm-7am) shift on top of the mountain at a strip mine that was closing. The compa...

August 1990

Brooke County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Recollection of a dark figure watching as they recovered their dirt bikes near Wellsburg

I grew up in the outskirts of a small town of Wellsburg, in the northern part of West Virginia. In the northern panhandle, ever since I was little we would ride our dirt bikes in the old strip mine, t...

July 1990

Kanawha County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Man remembers seeing a large hairy creature in a cemetary near Marmet

I was walking home one evening, I have to walk through the graveyard on a paved road. It was right at dusk when I looked out into the graveyard to a far point over looking the WV Turnpike. I saw this ...

January 1990

Randolph County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Sightings by two hunters in tree stands outside Elkwater

It happened in 1989 on a hunting trip in the middle region of West Virginia. We were on our yearly deer-hunting trip in the remote mountainous area of Randolph County. I was about 24 years old and was...

November 1989

Nicholas County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

3 Friends watch 7' tall 2 legged hairy brown animal on the other side of the river

It was back in 1987 in the summer. Myself and two friends went back to an old swimming hole to hang out for the day - Krofford Hole on the Gauley River to be exact. After a few hours of fishing and sw...

July 1987

Tucker County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Two men shocked to see hairy figure close on trail in Monongahela National Forest

Dear sirs, On July 04,1987 Saturday evening at about 11: 30 Pm, myself and 2 others had a close-up visual sighting of 2 Bigfoot. I was standing inches away from my friend when we both encountered t...

July 1987

Webster County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Possible camp stalking at Glade Run Pond, Monon. Nat. Forest

My encounter happened in West Virginia at Glade Run Pond in Webster County within the Monongahela National Forest. This is a rather remote area. The pond is located well over a mile behind a gated for...

July 1985

Jackson County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Possible stalking and vocalizations near Frozen Camp

It was the summer of 1983 or 84 and I was working for a company during the summer months trying to pay my way through college. I worked 58 hours a week so I had little time to do anything else besides...

August 1984

Wayne County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

One of several sighting and vocalization reports. When witness called out " it stood up at the edge of the hill and huffed and puffed."

Myself and four others had driven to this spot just after 9pm (roughly) to hang. We had just arrived and everyone had gotten out of the car, it was a clear night and a little cool. The car was parked ...

January 1984

Cabell County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Witness heard what sounded like "people talking backwards."

Hello, My name is Dwayne. I am 31, married, father of two and probably the most skeptical person around. I can usually find some reasonable explaination for ghosts, ufo's etc.., but I heard something ...

January 1980

Mercer County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Family gathering interrupted by 8-foot tall visitor at the kitchen window

I was 11 yrs old and we often visited my dads family during the summer break. We arrived about 11pm and were all sitting around talking (4 men, 3 women & 5 kids). I noticed my grandmother kept looking...

August 1979

Marion County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Drain pipes knocked down after strange howls/screams were heard

During the winter of 1978-79, My family and I heard strange howels/screams around our rual home during the hours of 11:30 PM - 1:30 AM. During this time several drain pipes around our home were knocke...

January 1979

Tucker County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls his daylight sighting while hunting in the Monongahela National Forest

First Day of deer season. Late afternoon. Animal appears above me and walked from right to left down grade at a distance of 30 yards. Seen from his left side view. Appeared very tall. Arms extended be...

November 1978

Raleigh County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Three youths have a menacing encounter near Beckley

It was the summer of 1975, and I was about to enter the eighth grade at Stratton Jr. High School. My best friend had moved away from our neighbor hood in Beckley to Stanaford Acres in the spring. He h...

July 1975

Harrison County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Blacksmith recalls seeing a creature come down a mountainside and shares a sketch he drew

This is the story as was relayed to the investigator. "Just after dark the witness, which was 15 at the time, and his friend were getting nightcrawlers to go fishing with. Just behind their house, whi...

January 1974

Berkeley County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Late-night road-crossing sighting by firefighter near the Potomac River

It was back in probably the early 1970's, Spring time, late at night (around midnight). I was out riding down this road that had a farm on one side and an apple orchard on the other. As I was driving ...

March 1970

Pocahontas County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Recollection of a daylight sighting while deer hunting near Greenbrier River

It was November 1969, and I was on my first hunting trip with my Winchester 30-30 I had received on my 11th birthday in August. My Dad and I were near Marlington WV at a camp site we frequented a lot....

November 1969

McDowell County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Woman remembers daylight sighting while walking in the Slate Creek area

The year was 1969, it was a very dry August, my sister and I were going to the store she chose to walk by way of the dirt road I chose to walk down the path from my grandparents home up on the side of...

August 1969

Wayne County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Medical doctor recalls his daylight sighting as a teenager near Huntington

I'm a 65 year-old physician living in Ocala Fl. I grew up in Huntington WVa. When I was 14yo I was with my best friend (Bill Roberts) also 14yo and we were walking in the woods behind my grandparents'...

June 1961

Cabell County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Hunters hear vocalization in a hollow off Route 2, near Lesage

In the fall of about 1960, while coon hunting with my grandfather and friend named Bill, we had an encounter with what I am now convinced was a Bigfoot. We had left our house, which sat atop a ridge a...

November 1960