Humorous ‘Bigfoot warning’ issued by Taos County Sheriff’s Office

Humorous ‘Bigfoot warning’ issued by Taos County Sheriff’s Office

TAOS, N.M. — In an apparent humorous post, the Taos County Sheriff’s Office has offered safety tips for campers in the area due to a “Bigfoot warning”.

The humorous “warning” states that the species are coming down from the high country to the Kern River, which is not a river in New Mexico, to hunt for fish and vegetation. If you happen to see one, here’s what they are saying to do:


  • Go about your business
  • Take photos documenting the event


  • Do not run toward or away from Bigfoot
  • Do not yell
  • Do not try to feed Bigfoot

The Taos County Sheriff’s Office appears to be having fun with the oft-viewed mythical creature, Yeti.

The social media post made by the sheriff’s office during the Fourth of July weekend wished everyone “a happy and safe (and funny) holiday weekend.”

This article by Nick Catlin was first published by Koat Action News on 14 July 2023. 

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