Dutchess County, New York

Near Rhinebeck

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Dutchess County New York (Class A) BFRO

June 2009

I was driving on a backroad in Rhinebeck, NY. I was heading to a rehearsal at the Rhinebeck Center of Performing Arts at about 6 :30 in the evening. The road is called Pilgrims Progress Road. While I was driving on this road, I passed a 20 mph road sign because it's a sharp right turn, but on the same road. The road is very curvy. I passed this turn, and in the middle of the road was a Hannaford bag with an open cereal box, and a log placed in the bag. I had to go in the left lane to miss the bag. As I passed the bag, something darted behind my car from the left. I looked in my rear view mirror, and saw this big, black thing right where the bag was. At first, I thought it was a bear because it looked like it was on all fours. I kept driving, looking in my rear view mirror. After a few seconds, it was out of my vision. I kept driving down the road until I pulled into a driveway on the right, and turned around to see what it was. As I got to the location where the bag was, I noticed the ...

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Dutchess County New York (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear and see possible bigfoot pass by tents on Nuclear Lake

My sister and her two children, my wife and I and our two dogs went to Nuclear lake in Dutchess county for an overnight camping trip. We set up camp in a field next to the lake a few hundred feet off ...

July 2007

Dutchess County New York (Class B) BFRO

Dusk and evening sightings around Stissing Mountain

In 1985, my friend and I were driving along Lake Rd in Pine Plains,NY. It was late afternoon in spring or early summer. It was a wooded area with a few houses. While driving we both saw what looke...

May 1985

Dutchess County New York (Class A) BFRO

Bow hunter with binoculars observes a tall Bigfoot with a smaller one near Amenia

I was out hunting when I saw a creature that I thought was a bear. Then a second, much smaller creature that I realized was a bigfoot, come out of the brush. I shot at them with my bow to scare them, ...

November 2013

Carbon County Wyoming (Class B) BFRO

Morning visitor seen at an Elk Hunting Camp in the Medicine Bow National Forest

My husband, parents and I had set up a camp in the Medicine Bow National Forest. Our camp consisted of a fire ring, cooking table, large tent and 3 vehicles. My parents slept in the tent and we slept ...

September 2008

British Columbia Canada (Class B) BFRO

Shuswap: Possible tracks in snow ; Possible sighting by child years later

I actually have two incidents to relate to you. Both occurred at Shuswap Lake, British Columbia, although several years apart. The first happened when I was 20 or 21 years old, (in 1974 or 1975). I...

December 1974

Dougherty County Georgia (Class B) BFRO

Man remembers a late night "camp-circling" along with several other young Marines outside of Albany

Sometime in the summer of 1977, (it was a long time ago and I do not remember the month or date), We were camped in the woods by a creek outside of Albany Ga. at a place we called "Skeeter Beach". I w...

January 1977

Lee County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalization east of Ft.Myers

I was helping my mother-inlaw with the begining stages of preparing her 8 acre property so that she could build a house on it. The area is mostly covered in Oak trees, Cabbage Palms, Scrub Oaks, Mullb...

January 2004

Ferry County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Homeowner recalls early morning sighting near Malo

My sighting was back in 1993 we lived in Ferry county Malo Washington state. 2.5 miles up rural area road Empire Creek my driveway turned to the left and you would cross over Empire Creek we lived in ...

October 1993

Allegany County New York (Class A) BFRO

Witness has two encounters with an animal near Genesee River

It was about 7 years ago in a town called Wellsville, New York, in Allegany county. I was around 12 years old, as was my cousin who was with me. It was in the middle of winter, I want to say late Janu...

February 1998

Klamath County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Footsteps heard outside of camper trailer near Bear Valley National Bald Eagle Refuge

My brother and I were spending the night in our grandparents' camp trailer, which sat about 20 yards away from our parents' house. We were staying there because our other set of grandparents were borr...

October 1980

Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Private contractor spots a tall tree-peeker during a meeting outside Orlando

This occurred southeast of Orlando. I was attending an on-site meeting for a new construction project in a very remote and undeveloped area southeast of Orlando. During the meeting, I kept noticing mo...

September 2011