Shasta County, California

Near Redding, CA

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Shasta County California (Class A) BFRO

1978 or 79

We saw "bigfoot" about 4 am in Shasta County, CA while driving on 299West. It was 1978 or 1979 and we were driving from Weaverville, CA to Idaho. Upon reaching Susanville, CA we had a hard time buying gasoling because it was during the shortage. We decided due to the desolate nature of the road we would be driving it would be better to go back home. We felt many gas stations would be closed and we couldn't get fuel when we needed it. Anyway, we were driving west on 299 when from our left a reddish-tan (more tan than red) image stepped onto the roadway and in two strides was over the road and into the ravine on the right side of the road. It was only illuminated in our headlights briefly and the sighting was only a few seconds. My husband and I hadn't been talking and after a minute or so my husband said "Did you see that?". His question confirmed to me that I indeed saw what I thought I saw. I would estimate the bigfoot to be about 7' tall.

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Shasta County California (Class B) BFRO

Footprints found along snow covered road near Whiskeytown Lake

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January 2013

Shasta County California (Class A) BFRO

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June 1991

Shasta County California (Class B) BFRO

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August 1970

Shasta County California (Class B) BFRO

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January 2006

Fairbanks County Alaska (Class A) BFRO

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Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

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October 1975

Peoria County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

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January 1957

Forest County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by young fisherman at dusk on Wabikon Lake

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Vernon Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

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Summit County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls early evening sighting near Brandywine Ski Resort

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Colfax County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

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Sighting by logger, Recent incidents near a rural home.

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