Gila County, Arizona

Near Payson, Arizona

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Gila County Arizona (Class B) BFRO

1920

This report has incidents going back 70 years or more. It is 100% true and as accurate as possible. In the early years of this century, there was a miner who had a camp located in the Mazatzal wilderness area of central Arizona. (Mazatzal is pronounced "Mada-zell"). This miner had located a rich vein of silver, and hauled out his silver ore to the Globe-Phoenix stage route, once a month. He would barter his silver ore for the supplies and food he needed. On one of these trips out to the stage route, he had his 9 burros trailing behind him, each carrying his ore. In an area near the top of of deep canyon, he came face to face with 2 Bigfoot creatures. They were standing in the middle of the trail, and would not budge. After a minute or 2 of the face-off, the miner walked his burros around the 2 Bigfoot creatures, who were still standing there, refusing to move. On the way back to his camp, the 2 creatures had gone back out into the forest. The miner described the 2 as one a...

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Gila County Arizona (Class A) BFRO

Late night road side sighting near Tonto Creek

It was standing on the side of the road, as if it was waiting to cross. It was standing next to a large diamond road sign that I believe is about 7 feet tall. It was taller than the sign by a head, ma...

November 2006

Gila County Arizona (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime sighting outside a home near Christopher Creek

I was staying in my trailer on my friends property, their house was just slightly uphill from where my trailer was parked.They only came up on weekends, because of this i was there alone most of the t...

June 2000

Gila County Arizona (Class B) BFRO

Couple experiences vocalizations in Bradshaw Mountains and group detects odor while camping by Mogollon Rim.

I have two incidents I'd like to relate. They both took place in Arizona, but were in locations miles apart and were separated by years. I was born and raised in Colorado and have been an outdoorsm...

July 1999

Gila County Arizona (Class A) BFRO

Night time road crossing near Strawberry, Arizona

It was between Christmas and New Year's Day 1983 at about 8:00 P.M. I went to pick up a friend at her parents home for an evening out, about one half miles south of Strawbery, Arizona off of Highway 8...

December 1983

Macoupin County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a sighting at dawn while deer hunting north of Hettick

It was the November deer season in Illinois 1993 I think. I was hunting some ground north of Hettick, Illinois . About sunrise I heard twigs snapping behind me to my right , I was in a tree-stand over...

November 1993

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Young bike riders see large animal cross road

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January 1974

Hartford County Connecticut (Class A) BFRO

Afternoon sighting by motorist, Wilbur Cross Parkway, approx midway between Berlin and Woodbridge

On Saturday afternoon on August 4, 2018 at approximately 2pm my boyfriend and I were driving from Berlin to Woodbridge about halfway there I was staring out the passenger side window as my boyfriend w...

August 2018

Christian County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Father and son have daylight sighting on Illinois Rt 48 near Taylorville

My dad and I were heading for Taylorville from Morrisonville when we came over a small hill. My dad started to hyperventilate and was starring at something up ahead. I looked back up the road and ...

May 2008

Ascension Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Early evening sighting by motorist near Sorrento

I was driving home from work and it was about 7 o'clock in the evening. I had my headlights on. I live in Sorrento, La. off of Hwy. 61 (Airline Hwy) About two miles from home (driving west) on 61 I sa...

October 2000

Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

2 mini-bike riders chased by large bipedal creature

Twice when I was 12 years old I had an encounter. The first time my cousin and I were riding my minibike through a new subdivision just north of the manchac swamp in tangipohoa parish in Louisiana, we...

July 1981

Pasco County Florida (Class A) BFRO

creature seen in an open field by witness.

We were in an open field when we heard the creature first. It made sort of a howling/growling type of noise.We went towards the tree line where the sound came from. It was crouched down slightly and t...

June 1984

Skagit County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorists near the town of Big Lake

I had taken my kids for a drive on Mother's Day, 1980, in the mountains east of Big Lake, WA. As we came around a bend in the dirt road we saw something at a distance crossing the road to head up the ...

May 1980