Hardin County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Possible midnight road crossing near Iowa Falls

I was driving home from work at nearly midnight. I made my turn and began driving up hill. At the top of the hill, I saw something jump onto the road. It looked at me for a second. I saw its big red e...

May 2015

Boone County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Group of campers has strange encounters over three nights near Fraser

We went looking for Sasquatch in the woods surrounding our favorite campsite east of Fraser. To our surprise we actually heard something. On the first night we heard a very loud tree knock followed by...

August 2013

Boone County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Motorist observes a dark shaggy figure running on the road in daylight near Ogden

I had just picked up by daughter from Camp Sacajawea (L Ave) and had gone several miles west on E26 toward P70, both paved roads. We had just crested a hill and I observed in the distance 1/2 mile ahe...

July 2013

Dickinson County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Photographer spooked off Big Spirit Lake before he gets his photo

I was photographing the sunrise on Sat 4th February in the morning on the frozen shore of Big Spirit Lake in northern Iowa, it was about 5am, so I had to wait until daylight. I shut off my vehicle, wa...

February 2013

Boone County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Truck driver watches a Bigfoot chase Deer across US-30 west of Boone

I was eastbound on US 30 in Boone County. I was descending into the the Des Moines River valley and saw 3 deer cross in front of me. They were running fast like they were being chased. I started slowi...

November 2012

Jasper County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Unexplained activity around a farm near Bondurant

Hello, So last night I had a rather odd, run-in with something I could not explain. I feel like I need to say something. Last night I was on the way home from my friend's house around 1 am, and ...

October 2012

Dubuque County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Father and son are approached by three large bipeds while fishing at dusk west of Asbury

I took my son Myles fishing behind Sundown Mountain ski resort. We turned west off of Asbury road on to Twin Springs Drive, where there is access to the stream. I had been promising my son some night ...

September 2012

Dallas County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Boy has possible nighttime encounter near family campfire close to Raccoon River

I saw a Big Foot when my aunt, cousins and parents were camping at our property. We had a fire blazing and we kept hearing these strange noises, branches breaking and thumps. After about an hour of th...

July 2012

Dubuque County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Late afternoon sighting of a road crossing on Hwy 52 north of Dubuque

On Aug 31st I was on my way home from work in Richardsville, Iowa. There has been lots of road work on this HWY 52 North so I wasn't expecting to see anything out of the ordinary which is typically de...

August 2011

Humboldt County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Large log tossed into Des Moines River as woman watches eagles from bridge at Frank Gotch State Park

I like to go to Gotch Park and watch the Eagles. I used to stand in the middle of the bridge for a cigarette before I went home from work. I had done this a few days in a row. That day I got out of my...

January 2011

Winneshiek County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Hunter experiences eerie silence, foul odor and possible wood knocking in the Cardinal Marsh Wildlife Management Area

I didnt actually see anything but I had an unusual odor from upwind of me. It was something I have never smelled before. The closest thing that I can think of is the smell of a dog after it rolls on s...

October 2010

Keokuk County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Possible early morning sighting and strange occurrences at a residence near Ollie

On June 16 2010 I was with my friend and I heard the dogs barking very loudly. I went to the living room window and looked out and the dogs were taking off up the driveway which runs west. I saw what ...

June 2010

Johnson County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Possible encounter while volunteering at Macbride Raptor Project outside North Liberty

Me and my friend were feeding the owls at Lake Macbride about midnight. We were near the cage that have the turkey vulture in when he keep hearing something big move in the woods. We tried to figure o...

January 2010

Winneshiek County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Coon hunters shadowed for 20 minutes at night in Cardinal Marsh public hunting area

At around 11:00 we started raccoon hunting at a public area known as Cardinal Marsh. We had a hunting dog, my girlfriend's dad, her, and me. We were walking on a deer trail on the corner of an alfalfa...

November 2009

Winneshiek County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Rock clacking heard near Cardinal Marsh south of Cresco

I arrived at the area at around 2 in the afternoon. I was in this location because it is an area that I have found signs of interest in the past. I began my hike down a maintenance road that is gated ...

June 2009

Winneshiek County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Hunter encounters freakishly large tracks in a field south of Cresco

On January 28, 2009 I was hunting on a strip of public land in north-east iowa. It was around 5:30 pm. just before dark. I came across a set of tracks coming out of a thicket and heading across an alf...

January 2009

Decatur County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Hunter describes combination of rock clacking and bird-like vocals in public hunting area near Van Wert

JUNE 28TH, 2006. I HAVE EARLIER REPORTED A BIGFOOT SIGHTING SEVERAL YRS AGO. THIS HAPPENED TO BE IN IOWA, DECATUR CO. AND SO HAS THIS OCCURENCE. IF YOU HAVE EVER BEEN AT LEAST A PART TIME SPORTSMA...

May 2008

Dubuque County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by a roofing contractor near the Mississippi River, south of Dubuque

Around 7am, let's say the first week of November of 2007, I was making a phone call to try and get some help on a very large roof I was working on. Standing to the right of the house, facing the back,...

November 2007

Madison County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting near Goeldner Woods County Park

I live in Des Moines, Iowa, but almost every weekend I take my wife and daughter down to the country just outside of Earlham to visit with my parents. The incident happened during the later weeks of N...

November 2007

Lee County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Turkey hunter has tense early morning sighting near Shimek State Forest

I do not know what I saw. But I do know it was something that should not have been there and it will remain with me the rest of my life. I was turkey hunting 1 morning approximately 4 years ago. I hav...

April 2007

Lee County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Woman recalls daytime sighting and numerous other experiences near the Des Moines and Mississippi Rivers

I am 44 yrs old. My husband and I were driving home after a Thanksgiving visit with my family at my mother's farm in SE Iowa near the Missouri border. After leaving the driveway, I noticed somethi...

November 2006

Washington County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Deer hunter observes tall bi-pedal creature running on the other side of a dry riverbed outside Wellman

I was hunting in my uncles timber. The time was about 5:30 so I decided to head out. I was walking back to my truck following a well traveled trail and heard a noise on the north side of the dried up ...

November 2006

Fayette County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime encounter by campers at Volga River State Recreation Area

It was in the fall of 2006, we were camping.In the Volga River Rec. Area in Fayette, IA. It was myself and 5 other friends. We were sitting around the campfire, I'm going to have to say it was about 1...

October 2006

Buchanan County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

While heading to cabin at 6:30 a.m., husband and wife have sighting near Wipsipinicon River

A 38-year-old man and his wife were driving on an unimproved road to a relative's cabin at 6:30 A.M. on July 16, 2004 when they smelled a horrible odor. Soon afterward they saw a 'massive' creature st...

July 2004

Franklin County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Observation of possibly two animals in or near back yard of apartment complex

My husband was outside our apartment building on the outskirts of town, when he heard what seemed to be something very large and heavy running through our backyard by the fenceline. He came into the h...

September 2001