Pocahontas County, West Virginia

Near Marlinton, WV

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Pocahontas County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

September 2016

My wife and I were taking an evening drive on Highland Scenic Highway 150, from US 219 near Slatyfork, WV, to the Cranberry Glades area on Tuesday evening 9/6/16. We had been stopping at the scenic overlooks taking pictures, and had just left the Williams River overlook, and headed south on 150. There was a stretch of highway that was very straight and a downslope of about 4-6% about 1-2 miles south of the Williams River overlook. As we were driving down, we both noticed something in the weeds between the road edge and the bank leading up to the woods on the west side. At first I thought it was a deer, with its head and neck stretched up above the weeds. It was about 300-400 feet ahead, and while we continued towards it, it spun around, similar to an about face, but with the head dropping and a semi-crouch as it was turning. It jumped up onto the bank, reaching for a branch to aid in pulling itself up. By the time it jumped, we were within 80-100 feet of it. By the time we got to where...

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Pocahontas County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Lone hiker wakes to rock clacks and heavy foot falls on the Allegheny Trail near Durbin

In June I was backpacking the Allegheny Trail going south bound. I had hiked up the trail following the yellow blazes. As I got to the top and started the trek along the ridge line I noticed some of t...

June 2012

Pocahontas County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Fishermen hear loud screams while camped at Wildell

My father and I are both proud Mountain State natives, although we no longer reside in WV. But we do enjoy returning every spring for trout fishing and sometimes smallmouth bass fishing. My father and...

April 2012

Pocahontas County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Possible sighting during BFRO's West Virginia expedition, Spring 2005

My husband and I attended the BFRO expedition in West Virginia in Spring of 2005. The base camp was next to a river in the mountains near the Virginia border. On Thursday afternoon most of the peo...

April 2005

Pocahontas County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Participant observations during BFRO WV Expedition

I was on the BFRO's West Virginia expedition this past April. The expedition lasted ten days all together. I participated from April 7 to April 11, as did over a dozen other people. The base camp w...

April 2005

Park County Wyoming (Class A) BFRO

Noon sighting by family of four near Mount Washburn, Yellowstone National Park

I was in my parent's car on the northwest side of Mt. Washburn in Yellowstone National Park,Wyoming when my mom,dad,brother,and I saw a humanoid figure,too tall to be human walking upright along a rid...

July 2002

Choctaw County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Young hunters have night time encounter north of Red River

My cousins and I were spotlighting one night to find coyotes. We were driving alongside a treeline when we spotted eyes shinning in the light about 150 feet away next to the trees. I had binoculars an...

January 1995

Oxford County Maine (Class A) BFRO

Multi-witness daylight sighting along powerlines south of Bryant Pond

Had a sighting yesterday. Oxford County, Maine. Was in the power lines clearing that runs through a friends land cutting a downed tree out of the atv trail. Was with 2 friends who asked me how far the...

September 2020

McKean County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Teens chased by upright running animal near Bradford

I am now 57 years old. I have told many people this story but never reported it. I lived in Bradford, Pa. Where I grew up. I was 15 years old and we played softball at nights with my friends. This ...

October 1963

Manitoba Canada (Class A) BFRO

Optometrist has clear sighting of what he calls bigfoot

Driving south on highway 6 in Manitoba in plain daylight.Thought I saw a bear approx. 50 yards off of the highway .As I got closer,it stood up and was a bigfoot.It was standing in a grain field and th...

August 1999

Cook County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorists have nighttime sighting north of Matteson

My wife, daughter and I saw a very large dark figure cross the road no more than 50 feet in front of us. This thing cleared the road in not even two steps. The arm on this thing was long and extremely...

December 2012

Taos County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

Couple driving home has night time sighting near Tres Piedras

On Feb .20, 2011 my mother and father were on there way back to Antonito, Co from Espanola, New Mexico. It was probably between 10:00p.m.and 11:p.m when they were driving down road 285 headed north a ...

February 2011

Noble County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Two women driving to work are surprised to see a very large hair covered biped running along the side of their car.

My sister Mary and I were heading to work at an early morning hour driving northeast on County Road 19 out of Calais, Ohio. My sister was lying back in the passenger seat when I noticed in my car head...

February 1977