We all like to be scared during the month of October (well, some of us); flocking to haunted attractions and telling ghost stories. Below are a few creepy monsters and their stories to give you jump start!

The Wendigo

A creature from Native American Mythology. The Wendigo is a human turned cannibalistic monster whose taste for flesh is never satisfied. Some say the Wendigo is just another version of Bigfoot.

Click to listen to the Strange Matter’s Podcast about the Wendigo

Animal Planet’s “Lost Tapes” episode on The Wendigo



There have been several sightings of bigfoot in Maryland.

Click to listen to the Expanded Perspectives Podcast about Bigfoot Stories

Click to see an article about the “Sykesville Monster”


Listen to the Dogman Encounters Radio Podcast below for some spooky encounter stories.


The Dwayyo is Maryland’s Dogman described by many as a long haired, two-legged creature about the size of a deer with pointy ears. The link below contains an article about the Dwayyo and some reported sightings in Maryland. OoOoooO! Spooky!


If you have a scary story and would like to share a spooky encounter you’ve had, complete the form below! Happy October everyone!