Start Exploring Botetourt County
Presenting three great ways to explore Botetourt County in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. Discover for yourself a place of timeless beauty and abundant history. Botetourt County has it all — charming towns, breathtaking mountain scenery and old-fashioned southern hospitality. It's all waiting to be explored. Lewis and Clark began their famous journey here, shouldn't you?
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The Upper James River Water Trail
The mighty James River begins its majestic journey in Botetourt County and winds its way through the Blue Ridge Mountains on its way to the sea. Paddlers, anglers and families can get back to nature and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Upper James including 14 pristine miles designated as a Virginia Scenic River. Go with the flow on the Upper James River Water Trail.
The Botetourt Wine Trail
Discover a taste of the good life as you explore The Wine Trail of Botetourt County. The Wine Trail of Botetourt County features three charming, family-run vineyards offering tours, tastings and special events throughout the year. So no matter where you start, The Wine Trail of Botetourt County begins and ends with great taste.
Downtowns of Botetourt
The classic American experience is alive and well in Botetourt County. It can be found along the tree-lined sidewalks and in the mom-and-pop shops, old-time theatres and smiling faces of Botetourt’s friendly downtowns.