Kern County California (Class B) BFRO

Two young men hiking outside Tehachapi come across possible tracks

My name is J. M., and my friend's name is R.S., and we were hiking about a mile above Sand Canyon, near Tehachapi, California, he lost his prescription sunglasses, and we split up to search for them. ...

January 2010

Kern County California (Class B) BFRO

Young man and his Aunt & Uncle observe large tracks just below their horse pasture in Tehachapi (w/photos)

As my Uncle walked outside to feed the horse he spotted tracks. They were big huge prints! The measurements are 52" inch strides, with indication of toe's at the end, and hair like lines throughout th...

February 2009

Kern County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard outside Inyokern

I lived in the High Desert of California in Ridgecrest, CA in Kern County from 1980 to 1985. I did a lot of hiking in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. I never saw or heard anything unusual during that tim...

September 2007

Kern County California (Class A) BFRO

Surveyor has daytime encounter in the Tehachapi Mtns near Frazier Park

I am a land surveyor who was performing a large boundary survey adjacent to The Tejon Ranch while driving along an old ridge line road, I encountered a black figure amongst the trees. I originally too...

January 2004

Kern County California (Class B) BFRO

Deer hunter finds possible footprints on Mt. Breckenridge

While deer hunting my father in law and I had become lost while following a game trail we took a short cut from one hill to the next and had crossed a ravine at the bottom as we crossed the ravine we ...

September 2003

Kern County California (Class B) BFRO

Forest Service employees see big footprints near Lake Isabella

I am a long term seasonal with the US Forest Service. I do know the different tracks the wildlife leaves behind. What I and a co-worker saw was not a typical wildlife track. On this day, we decided...

October 2002

Kern County California (Class B) BFRO

Hunters hear, and possibly see, a strange creature near Lake Isabella

This was a vocalization by an unknown animal. The following event happend on the second night of a two night deer-hunting trip. The woods were alive with animals and fresh sign -- scat (bear and de...

October 2002

Kern County California (Class B) BFRO

Camper experiences unusual early morning scream near Kernville

In the summer of 1994 I was camping with my son on the Kern River in a public campground. Huge boulders on the bank of the river and more boulders inside the rushing river. After we barbequed we found...

August 1994

Kern County California (Class A) BFRO

A daylight sighting near Frazier Park, by a hiker

Approximatly 1992,a friend and I were hiking in the Los Padres National Forest,out of Frazier Park,CA.We were in the Sheep Camp area,and had stopped for a break near a rocky outcroping. I had walked a...

October 1992

Kern County California (Class B) BFRO

Hunter hears early morning vocalization not far from Weldon

In late Sept. 1989, I was deer hunting about 5 miles west of Walkers pass along hwy 178. I had driven a short ways off of the hwy and then walked in about 1/4 mile to a rocky bluff that was at the bas...

September 1989

Kern County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime road crossing sighting by motorist near Lamont

My girlfriend (later became wife) and I were traveling on a rural road, Panama Road, e/b e/o Cottonwood Road, that connects the outskirts of Bakersfield, CA, to Lamont, CA, a small town 14 miles outsi...

February 1980

Kern County California (Class A) BFRO

At noon, a young lady on horse back has a face-to-face encounter

I was about 14 years old riding a horse on a ranch that my family owned. The ranch location is Tehachapi, California. I was on a trail going towards the edge of the forest, still on our property. When...

January 1976