One of the biggest mysteries of the 20th centuries has been the legend of Bigfoot and Snohomish County, as well as the Pacific Northwest, is no stranger to this mythical creature. While many local reports claim to have seen Bigfoot most are just written off as crack heads staying up for days seeing shadow people. If you have been a resident of Snohomish County for some time then you may have heard stories and/or have first hand accounts. There were even bumper stickers floating around saying “I saw Bigfoot in Smokey Point”. Not sure if those are even available anymore.
Well I am not hear to prove nor disprove claims of Bigfoot but just to share what I’ve found when exploring the County’s Bigfoot history. One of the earliest reports found was from August 1977 near Hannan Lake – Monroe area – and the story goes: