Marion County, Oregon

Near Silverton

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Marion County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

October 1995

Hunting in the woods, I saw what I at first thought was a deer but it turned out to be an elk (rare to spot in the area). Out of nowhere, it took off running ... that's when I saw a large animal take off and run about 50 feet beyond the elk. It was about 300 feet from me and I pulled my rifle up on it to see it with the scope and was able to follow it just long enough to see that it looked to be dark brownish with what looked to be possible moss on it. I headed over to where it was and saw what spooked both it and the elk ... a group of 3 hunters were walking about. I asked them if they saw anything and they said no. I told them I think I just saw a bigfoot - they laughed. I chatted with them a couple minutes, then walked over the area that the bigfoot ran. Other than just some bent grass there was nothing until I came to the base of an old growth tree. There looked to be a single part of a foot print ... It was just the front half of the foot and it looked to have just the ball un...

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Marion County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Couple south of Aurora hears repeated screams, encounter with dog

Nov 13th, 2006: 9:00 pm, dark, rainy and cold. My husband and I had just put our oldest son to bed, and were settling down to watch TV in our living room. My husband heard "someone" screaming "bizarre...

November 2006

Marion County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Bicyclist hears vocalization, wood knocks and sees tree shaking

On June 21, 2005, I started a solo bicycle tour from Salem, Oregon that would take me east up into the Mount Hood National Forest, Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Old Mckenzie Pass Hwy just west of S...

June 2005

Marion County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Fisherman has close sighting on Breitenbush River

I believe it was in June of 2003 when I was fishing on the Breitenbush River approximately 4 miles upstream from Detroit, OR. The river flows through a fairly steep gorge at this point. Because of a h...

June 2003

Marion County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Vocalizations heard by campers in Taylor Park

On July 10, 1:45 am in our camp site of Taylor Park between the towns of Lyons and Mill City Oregon. My family and I were camping for our final night when 3 of us were awakened by a scream like howl t...

July 2002

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

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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

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