El Dorado County, California

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El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

October 2022

I was very hesitant to make a report, but was encouraged by a friend. So here it is. I am an avid equestrian. I am now in my 60's and ride strictly for relaxation. I trail ride 4-5 days a week. The area I ride is a large rec area called Cronan Ranch. It is strictly for bikes, horses and hiking with miles and miles of trails. No motorized vehicles allowed. The American River borders the rec area. When I ride I almost always go by the river to give my horses a drink. For hikers/day walkers this particular river access point is the closest to the Pedro Hill trail head parking lot. But still a long walk to the river with the return being all uphill. In the summer you will almost always find people at this access point enjoying the river. There has been since I have been riding here over the last 3+ years a picnic area with several large heavy duty wooden picnic tables. It is a awesome spot with shade and pit toilets nearby the tables. But it is a tough trek for the average pers...

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El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Nightime sighting by a couple along a main highway between South Lake Tahoe and Placerville

Tonight me and my husband were driving on Hwy 50 and we noticed a 8 to 10 foot hairy creature on the side of the road just standing there looking at us while we were driving home... We have driven tha...

July 2009

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible brief daylight sighting by a U.S. Forest Service botonist outside Phillips

Today, August 23, 2007, I was hiking off-trail in El Dorado County, California in the forest 60 feet north of the Bryan Meadow trail, when at about 10:30 a.m. I saw a tall dark figure peering around a...

August 2007

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard near Lake Tahoe

Last weekend my girfriend and I went to join her family at Sugar Pine Point in El Dorado County next to Lake Tahoe for a camping trip. On the early morning hours of Saturday July 22nd I was awakened b...

July 2006

El Dorado County California (Class B) BFRO

Fisherman has an evening encounter with two upright figures near Stumpy Meadows Lake

After fishing small stream off Ice House Rd. and driving back on Wentworth Springs Rd. just past Stumpy Meadows campground I stopped at the overflow concrete runway on the dam. I looked to my left to ...

August 2005

Kittitas County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Hiker has an afternoon sighting behind a mountain resort in Cle Elum

I was walking in the woods behind the resort. It was pretty quiet, all I could hear was the Cle Elum river down below. I looked through the trees and saw an auburn colored Sasquatch walking. At first ...

January 2016

Mendocino County California (Class A) BFRO

Creaure heard running away by campers.

It was dinner time and all campers were summoned to the evening meal outside the main lodge approximately 1/4 mile from my tent. I was not able to make it to dinner on time because I had a bloody nose...

July 1982

Ogemaw County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by farmer couple outside Prescott -- chicken coop raided

I live on farm, about 100 acres, in Prescott, MI. I was up watching Netflix with my husband when out of nowhere our two dogs, Cooper and June, started barking outside. At the same time, our chickens s...

October 2020

Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a sasquatch standing in headlights on Christmas Eve west of St. Jacob

It was Xmas eve 12/24/1980 app. 7:00pm. It was very very cold. I had just turned onto IL. R.R. 4 4 heading north and was picking up speed when I saw something in the middle of the road. There was no o...

December 1980

Vinton County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

A family is shocked to see a large, hairy creature run across a forest road with a pack of dogs in pursuit

My Mother, Father and I were on a family drive in the fall of 1986 or 1987. I'm still not to for sure which year, but I know it happened in Vinton County, Ohio. We were on a road called Experimental F...

January 1987

Ontario Canada (Class A) BFRO

Afternoon sighting by couple on Highway 11 outside Latchford

Driving southbound on a fairly busy road looking at the scenery and just noticing a large black movement to the right. Initially I thought a black burnt out tree trunk but the arm swing was the give a...

October 2006

Mendocino County California (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has daytime sighting near Dos Rios

I was deer hunting in Mendocino County in Northern California near Dos Rios close by to Covelo where there have been continual sightings. I was walking down canyon and noticed a human walking about...

September 1974

Calhoun County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has nighttime sighting of animal near Marshall

I am an X-ray repair man. I traveled between Kalamazoo, Battlecreek, Coldwater and Niles Michigan. Most of my work was at night. I usally took back roads as it was faster than driving out of the way t...

September 1974