Putnam County, Florida

Near Paltka/Bardin

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Putnam County Florida (Class B) BFRO

June 2007

I was hiking by myself on the Florida Trail near Florahome. I walked south from the Trailhead near Coral Farms about 7:00. It had rained the day before amd the red clay/sand jeep road had no animal or human prints. All washed away. I reached a picnic table about 3 miles from the trailhead and went down a sidetrail for 15 minutes and then back to the picnic table. I started heading back the way I had come and within 200 yards of the table were some bare foot prints that appeared human. I thought that that was very strange as I had seen nor heard any people around at all plus I was wondering why someone was walking around barefoot. That's when I noticed the prints were huge. At least 18 inches. I had a camera in my pocket, but, I was too freaked to stop and get it out. I tried to appear normal as I walked away quickly. I had the feeling that it knew I was there and was watching me as I glanced apprehensively in the direction it had walked off the trail. It gave a yelp, half dog/half huma...

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Putnam County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting by a motorist on FL-19 in the Ocala National Forest

While driving through the Ocala National Forest in Fl on Highway 19 a couple of years ago, I look from my car window to the right and saw what I believe was a big foot looking back at me. It was in a ...

June 2010

Putnam County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible sightings and strange incidents experienced by family at their rural home east of Gainesville

Walked out the door with phone in hand. Stood on front porch and sat down on porch step. Looked toward east side of property near chicken coop. I caught a quick glimpse of a tall hairy figure standi...

October 2008

Putnam County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Large Creature standing in road

We were driving back from Creasant Beach that night. It was a foggy night around 2am. My friend was driving when he had to swerve to miss this thing standing in the lane we were in. It was standi...

January 1972

Putnam County Florida (Class A) BFRO

While riding horse, young teen has day time sighting not far from Palatka

This incident happened around 1947/48. I was about 12/13 years of age. I have held this incident in my mind's eye all these years and have tried to figure out what I had seen. After reading sightings ...

January 1948

Macoupin County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a sighting at dawn while deer hunting north of Hettick

It was the November deer season in Illinois 1993 I think. I was hunting some ground north of Hettick, Illinois . About sunrise I heard twigs snapping behind me to my right , I was in a tree-stand over...

November 1993

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Young bike riders see large animal cross road

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January 1974

Hartford County Connecticut (Class A) BFRO

Afternoon sighting by motorist, Wilbur Cross Parkway, approx midway between Berlin and Woodbridge

On Saturday afternoon on August 4, 2018 at approximately 2pm my boyfriend and I were driving from Berlin to Woodbridge about halfway there I was staring out the passenger side window as my boyfriend w...

August 2018

Christian County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Father and son have daylight sighting on Illinois Rt 48 near Taylorville

My dad and I were heading for Taylorville from Morrisonville when we came over a small hill. My dad started to hyperventilate and was starring at something up ahead. I looked back up the road and ...

May 2008

Ascension Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Early evening sighting by motorist near Sorrento

I was driving home from work and it was about 7 o'clock in the evening. I had my headlights on. I live in Sorrento, La. off of Hwy. 61 (Airline Hwy) About two miles from home (driving west) on 61 I sa...

October 2000

Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

2 mini-bike riders chased by large bipedal creature

Twice when I was 12 years old I had an encounter. The first time my cousin and I were riding my minibike through a new subdivision just north of the manchac swamp in tangipohoa parish in Louisiana, we...

July 1981

Pasco County Florida (Class A) BFRO

creature seen in an open field by witness.

We were in an open field when we heard the creature first. It made sort of a howling/growling type of noise.We went towards the tree line where the sound came from. It was crouched down slightly and t...

June 1984

Skagit County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorists near the town of Big Lake

I had taken my kids for a drive on Mother's Day, 1980, in the mountains east of Big Lake, WA. As we came around a bend in the dirt road we saw something at a distance crossing the road to head up the ...

May 1980