Viewing Report

Sighting Year
1987
Category
Sighting
Nearest City
Nevada City,
LAT/LONG
Country
United States
State
California
County
Describe what you were doing at time of sighting
Camping at the Donner State Park along Hwy 80.
Describe what you heard / found / saw
Stayed out late on a Friday or Saturday night in Downtown Nevada City to watch a movie. Pretty sure itnwas Beverly Hills Cop. Drove back out to the campsite around 1100 or maybe even 1130 P.M. Parked thencar and enterd the two man tent I had been calling home for the last 2 weeks and started to get ready fornbed.nDonner campsite is set up in a oval shape. On one side of the campground is Hwy 80 and on the other isna powerline access road. Our campsite,(My parents and myself)was along the backside of thencampground nearest to the powerline access road. The 2 man tent was set up in a way that the see-thrunnetting faced the campsite entrance and the access road.nWhile pulling on my thermal tops and bottoms I heard heavy/noisy stomping along the access roadnheading in my direction. I got up on my knees and looked out of the mesh top of the tent and witnessed anlarge creature walking along the access road. It was tall but slightly misproportioned. It walked uprightnand took all of 4 strides to clear my field of vision. I could not tell if it was covered in hair but if it wasn'tnthen it was very dark skinned.nI got the nerve up to leave the tent once I heard no more noisy walking or stomping sounds. I went overnto my parents tent to wake them but my father was already awake and dressed. I never had to ask if he had seen what I had. We both lit the propane laterns and headed off in the direction the creature hadnheaded. We only found a few tracks and nothing else.
Describe the time of year and the environment
Late Summer, cool/cold night
Have there been any other reports ro talk in your area
Unknown
Additional comments
Been Camping in Washington, Oregon, Minnesota and Idaho but have never seen anything since.
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