Freaks In The Woods: 17 True Stories Of Scary Encounters Deep In The Forest

4. About halfway from the dead end to the main road we see a man standing at the edge of the road in tattered clothes and covered in dirt carrying a shovel staring us down.

“I feel late to the party but this story seems relevant. A friend and I were scoping out an area for hiking because we were both new to the area. It was probably 6 pm but pitch black because it was the dead middle of winter when it gets dark at 4 pm. We drove down a dead-end dirt road to try to find a trail head we had heard about. The road is probably only 2-3 miles long and we don’t see anything on our way down. We get to the dead end and turn around to head back out to the main road. About halfway from the dead end to the main road we see a man standing at the edge of the road in tattered clothes and covered in dirt carrying a shovel staring us down. My friend and I both held our breath until we were back in town and asked each other if we saw the same thing.

TL:DR saw a creepy man in tattered clothes carrying a shovel on the edge of a dirt road, still not sure if it actually happened or not.”

—trxordye


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