Botwood is a small community (about 3300 people) in the heart of the Exploits Valley.  Botwood's history of inhabitants goes back to the Beothuk Indians and their fatal interactions with European settlers, who developed the industries of fishing and forestry. The town's namesake, the Reverend Edward Botwood (Anglican), was a key figure in the 1800s lumber industry.

The Botwood Heritage Park is the centre of your visit of Botwood.  The park includes the Botwood airbase and Botwood Heritage Center - with a lot of information about Botwood's history.  Killick Island, which is part of the park, is great for a hike.

In Botwood's deep-water sheltered inlet you can sail, kayak, and do other sea-based activities.

Enjoy bed and breakfasts, campgrounds and other Botwood accommodations both in Botwood and nearby Northern Arm.

Arjan Efficiency Units
Swanee Pool Road
Dockside Inn
243 Water Street
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