1963, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Wisconsin: Bigfoot Raft Launch

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1963, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Wisconsin: Bigfoot Raft Launch

Monty Pruitt was smoking cigarettes by the river. He was still upset about being dragged out to on this family vacation. He wanted to go to the water park they just opened, but get eaten alive by fleas.

As Pruitt flicked a cigarette butt into the water, he saw a Bigfoot emerge from the bushes. Pruitt watched in awe as the gigantic creature crept to the edge of the water. It was holding in its hands a small wooden raft. It was maybe the size of a two by four.

The creature ever so gently launched the toy raft into the river. The Bigfoot clapped and seemed to laugh with delight as the little raft floated away. The monster chased after it, obviously very happy with the toy raft’s successful launch.

Pruitt went back to his family and reported what he saw, but none of them believed it.

1963, Table Rock Lake, Missouri: Bigfoot Almost Causes an Accident

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1963, Table Rock Lake, Missouri: Bigfoot Almost Causes an Accident

Erica Clemons was driving from her family’s campsite near Table Rock Lake. She was cruising along Bread Tray Mountain Road on her way to the small local grocery store to pick up a can opener that her husband forgot to pack.

It was early evening and the sun was just about to set, Erica took note of the way the sun played in the trees. Just as her car turned around a steep bend in the road, she slammed on her brakes. The family’s station wagon screeched and swerved in to the other lane.

Standing in the middle of the road, about twenty five yards from Erica’s front bumper was a gigantic Bigfoot. Erica had heard her husband tell the kids bedtimes stories about the gentle monster that lived in the Missouri woods. She did not approve of the stories then, and now looking creating her very own story, she was even more upset.

Erica remembers waving at the Bigfoot to move. She yelled through her closed windows. The creature seemed to shrug at her before continue its slow lumbering pace across the road. Erica remembers thinking that it really did seem the Bigfoot was taking his time on purpose.

1963, Superior National Forest, Wisconsin: Family Hears Bigfoot Calls

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1963, Superior National Forest, Wisconsin: Family Hears Bigfoot Calls

Joey Rice was camping with her family. Her husband Frank had taken John and JoAnn down to the lake to swim. Joey remained at camp to cook dinner. She admits now, she stayed behind to drink beers she had hidden in the station wagon.

As she sat near the tents and sipped her warm beer, she heard an noise that scared her to the core. It was a high pitched screech that pierced the afternoon air. It grew higher and higher then sank into a low gurgly growl. The cry lasted over 2 minutes. For the whole time Joey heard it, she sat frozen. When it stopped, she noticed that she was shaking.

She quickly downed the rest of the beer. Just as she popped open the second one, the rest of her family came rushing out the woods. They were equally disturbed by the inhuman cry they all just heard.

The Rices were so frightened that they promptly loaded into the car and drove out of the forest. They left behind them over 200 dollars worth of camping equipment and summer wear. Years later, when JoAnn was getting married the family finally spoke about the incident. They all agreed that the noise they heard that day was Bigfoot in origin.