Alpine County, California

Near Hope Valley

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Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

October 2005

My wife and I were hiking for the afternoon in the Mokelumne Wilderness in Alpine County, California. Our destination was Granite Lake, two miles from the outlet of Upper Blue Lake. We reached our destination, had lunch and were returning, following the trail back the way we had come. When we reached a pond, about 1/3rd of the way back, I expressed a desire to my wife to take a hike southward across the same elevation level as the pond, to another lake called Evergreen Lake. There is no trail or pathway to this lake, and I thought it would take about 20 minutes to reach it. My wife declined to accompany me, so I told her I would return in a while. I began walking, trying to keep my position along the same contour line as the pond. The forest was fairly dense, and generally well covered with pine needle duff, generally underlayed with decomposed granite. After a short walk, I realized that very likely few people had ever gone where I was headed, as there were no signs of previous travel...

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Alpine County California (Class A) BFRO

Deer hunter has sighting in Sierra Nevada Mtns south of Markleeville

Three of us went on a deer hunt that morning. We had a hunter at the top of the hill and he went up there in the dark before sunrise. At dawn my uncle and I went up the hill together parting ways half...

September 2012

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Family finds trackway near Bear Valley

My family and I were driving in a remote area of the Sierra Nevada mountains last Tuesday looking for a place to ride our sleds. The sites we were seeking were few and far between as the area had no s...

November 2004

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear late night scream near Woodfords

We heard something we can only speculate about but I can still remember clearly the sound. It was the middle of the night and I was awoken by the sound that started low and went to a high pitch scream...

August 2002

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Fisherman hears afternoon scream at Lake Alpine

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November 2001

Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

2 mini-bike riders chased by large bipedal creature

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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

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May 1980

St. Clair County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daylight sighting while riding dirt bike east of Freeburg

My sister recalled a day sighting roughly 5 pm across from our home, in the strip mines. This was roughly 20 years ago. She was riding a small motorcycle down a rock road, she came over the hill to lo...

June 1996

Mason County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Man and wife in car see a sasquatch eating frogs on the road

We were driving at fifty mph and had been dodging frogs that were on the wet sunny highway. While going around a curve in the highway we came within 50' of a Sascquatch that was stooping in the middle...

July 1960

Kalamazoo County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by four witnesses, near Plainwell

A few of my brothers friends, my brother & I were sitting at home. My brother & his friends were in the next room & I was in the dining room on the computer when I heard loud banging & thumping on the...

May 2002

Lonoke County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Bus driver encounters ape like creature during an unscheduled stop

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October 1943

Fayette County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Two boys encounter large creature in daylight

On or about 28 yrs. ago 1974,my cousin and I both who were around 12 yrs.old observed a large hairy creature aprox. 8ft tall.It was in a thickbrushed small wooded area.We must have walked right by it,...

August 1974