Schoolcraft County, Michigan

Near Manistique

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Schoolcraft County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

September 1978

My sighting occurred over twenty years ago, in the fall of 1978, so I don't know if this will be helpful to anyone or not. I was driving on highway U.S. 2 across Michigan's Upper Peninsula, which skirts the northernmost shores of Lake Michigan. I had been been driving with my 18-month-old son in the car seat next to me, all day from Minneapolis towards St. Ignace,Mich. and had grown sleepy. So I stopped at a roadside picnic area about 20 miles east (maybe more) of Manistique, Michigan on the edge of the Hiawatha National Forest. The picnic area contained only one picnic table and a trash receptacle, very rustic, and was surrounded by deep woods. I locked my doors (driving a Saab station wagon) checked the baby and fell asleep in the driver's seat, figuring to catch a cat nap and drive the last 100 miles or so afterward, it was about ten or eleven p.m. when I fell asleep. After only a short time, maybe two hours, I was awakened by a HORRIBLE smell, like nothing I'd ever smelled befo...

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Schoolcraft County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Close encounter by a hunter tracking his dogs at night outside the Seney National Wildlife Refuge

My son-in-law and I were hunting across from Clear Lake a few miles off Hwy 94 next to Green Lake. We were running our hounds on coon that night. There is a lot of country past Green Lake up into the ...

August 2010

Schoolcraft County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprint and chatter outside Wetmore

I noticed that you are doing an expedition in the U.P. of Michigan. My husband and I go to his families cabin in Wetmore which is in Schoolcraft County on the Chain of Lakes. In June of 2006 we were s...

June 2007

Schoolcraft County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Possible stalking of two people walking in the early evening near Lake Michigan and Gulliver Lake (Upper Peninsula)

I was on vacation with my family at Gulliver Lake in Scoolcraft county MI in the Upper Peninsula. Me and my sister would usually take a walk after dinner. The path we would always take was Gulliver la...

July 2006

Schoolcraft County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Partridge hunter has a daylight sighting while driving from Germfask

This incident occurred in late September or early October in 2002. I was living in Seney at the time and working in Manistique in the U.P. of Michigan. I would take the Manistique river road to work e...

September 2002

Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Grouse hunter describes encounter with a sasquatch 11 southwest of Grand Rapids, MN

I saw something very tall walk through the woods I have never seen. I smelled an awful smell I never smelt. I saw a thing searching a wood pile stand up. I can give a very detailed and spot on descrip...

September 1999

Gila County Arizona (Class A) BFRO

Late night road side sighting near Tonto Creek

It was standing on the side of the road, as if it was waiting to cross. It was standing next to a large diamond road sign that I believe is about 7 feet tall. It was taller than the sign by a head, ma...

November 2006

Kittitas County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Hiker has an afternoon sighting behind a mountain resort in Cle Elum

I was walking in the woods behind the resort. It was pretty quiet, all I could hear was the Cle Elum river down below. I looked through the trees and saw an auburn colored Sasquatch walking. At first ...

January 2016

Mendocino County California (Class A) BFRO

Creaure heard running away by campers.

It was dinner time and all campers were summoned to the evening meal outside the main lodge approximately 1/4 mile from my tent. I was not able to make it to dinner on time because I had a bloody nose...

July 1982

Ogemaw County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by farmer couple outside Prescott -- chicken coop raided

I live on farm, about 100 acres, in Prescott, MI. I was up watching Netflix with my husband when out of nowhere our two dogs, Cooper and June, started barking outside. At the same time, our chickens s...

October 2020

Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a sasquatch standing in headlights on Christmas Eve west of St. Jacob

It was Xmas eve 12/24/1980 app. 7:00pm. It was very very cold. I had just turned onto IL. R.R. 4 4 heading north and was picking up speed when I saw something in the middle of the road. There was no o...

December 1980

Vinton County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

A family is shocked to see a large, hairy creature run across a forest road with a pack of dogs in pursuit

My Mother, Father and I were on a family drive in the fall of 1986 or 1987. I'm still not to for sure which year, but I know it happened in Vinton County, Ohio. We were on a road called Experimental F...

January 1987

Ontario Canada (Class A) BFRO

Afternoon sighting by couple on Highway 11 outside Latchford

Driving southbound on a fairly busy road looking at the scenery and just noticing a large black movement to the right. Initially I thought a black burnt out tree trunk but the arm swing was the give a...

October 2006