Mendocino County, California

Near Leggett, CA

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Mendocino County California (Class B) BFRO

September 1978 -1979

I believe this event took place in the late 1970's to the very early 1980's. My best guess is 1978 or 1979. My father, mother, younger brother and I were camping in a State Park off of Highway 101, in Mendocino County, CA. Our parents were in their late thirties, I was 16 or 17 and my brother was 10 or 11. (Of course these ages are approximate and may have been a year or two less or more). We also had our dog with us, a 60-pound Black Lab - Dalmatian mix. It was late July to early September and very likely Labor Day or the weekend after Labor Day. The park in situated on both sides of the Eel River, and is for the most part second growth or new growth Redwood forest mixed with other trees and brush of the area. The main section of the park is next to Highway 101. The far side of the park, away from the highway and across the river, is only open from the end of May to the middle of September. The rest of the year the access bridge is removed and stowed above the high water line. The...

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Mendocino County California (Class A) BFRO

Man Has Face to Face Encounter Outside of Willits

On my way north on Highway 101 about 11 miles north of Willits I observed a very large creature jump up onto the roadway and bound across three lanes , while slowing my car down to approx. 20 mph, whe...

July 2008

Mendocino County California (Class A) BFRO

Paranormal investigator describes encounter near Covelo

Id like to do it this way, still not sure exactly what happened. Im with a paranormal invest group, earlier this monthwe went to Round Valley (Covelo) In calif. One of the investigations was a night...

December 2007

Mendocino County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible intimidation/interaction heard by couple on two occasions in route to Fort Bragg

Re: Our Bigfoot encounter in California My wife and I have had two incidents over the year, including vocalization and wood knocking. We are San Francisco City people, artist; not hunters. We are not...

September 2006

Mendocino County California (Class B) BFRO

Hikers Find Multiple Tracks Near Covelo

This past Sunday, 5/23/04 at 10:30 am, we found strange foot prints in the muddy parts in the road along Murry Range, Covelo CA. The print did not resemble bear tracks. These tracks where longer and h...

May 2004

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Second nighttime sighting by motorcyclist north of Marseilles

Earlier this year I had a sighting near Marseilles, Report # 30003. Just this past week I had another sighting in the same area, just a bit further down the road. Again I was coming home from w...

October 2011

Cattaraugus County New York (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by turkey hunter near Napoli

I saw one in Napoli, NY, by Sawmill Run Rd. It was October 2000. My dad and I were hunting turkey on state land we were walking slow and quietly stopping and looking around. We were about 20 yards apa...

October 2000

Madison County Kentucky (Class A) BFRO

Hiker has detailed sighting on Bear Mountain.

It was in July'93. I was hiking up on Bear Mt. near my families home in Eastern Ky. I had my pair of binoculars I had just bought and wanted to try them out on a high view. As I rounded the cliff, I w...

July 1993

Powell County Kentucky (Class A) BFRO

Pedestrian has nighttime sighting along the Red River

Hello my name is **** and I have a story. I was walking home and I think I saw bigfoot. It was about 2:30 when I was walking down the road in Powell co.I had stop to rest,I heard a big splash in the r...

April 2004

Clearfield County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Bicyclist observes upright, hairy creature use branches to help itself climb embankment

I lived on the very top of the mountain. I rode my bike down the dirt road from our house up the next hill, turned my bike around and would pedal down the main road and then coast up the next. As ...

August 1975

San Luis Obispo County California (Class A) BFRO

Motorists encounter unusual creature on Highway 46 near Paso Robles, CA

During the summer of 1974 my sister in law I am were on our way from Lompoc, California to see our respective grandmothers. My sister in law's grandmother lived in Buttonwillow which is in Kern County...

January 1974

Grundy County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Two teenagers have sighting east of Seneca

I have told my story to very few people for the fact that all they do is laugh. I saw a bigfoot in the summer of 1979 just east of Seneca. I lived there for about 15 years just north of the river brid...

June 1979

Walker County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

Hunters observe creature walking in the woods

Back in 1990 i was having predation problems on some property i was leasing. something was killing and eating my chickens i was raising. so me and my friend bj decided to doa little varmit hunting. we...

January 1990