U-pick lavender, hammocking, and the best walking trails in Mattawan.

Renowned for its stunning lavender fields, Shades of Lavender offers some of the best walking trails in Mattawan. Paired with the natural beauty of the landscape, our trails are an unforgettable experience that will delight the senses and soothe the soul. Whether you’re relaxing in our peaceful hammock area or you’re birdwatching among the white pines, you’re sure to find calm on the tranquil acres of our farm.

Explore the best walking trails in town.

Surrounded by vibrant lavender and soaring white pines, the paths at Shades of Lavender are among the best walking trails in Michigan. As a way to kick back and relax, losing yourself along our scenic trails is an unmatched experience. And, while you’re visiting, be sure to snap photos of our lavender fields as a way to preserve the memory of your visit.

Relax in our competition-grade hammocks.

If you’d rather literally kick back, we invite you to take a rest in our dedicated hammock area. Built with relaxation in mind, it’s an amazing place to read a book, meditate, study for a test, or clear your mind of unwanted distractions. And, if you’d like to take your relaxation to the next level, you’re welcome to bring friends to compete in a world-class napping competition.

Catch a glimpse of birds, bees, and butterflies.

For the area’s most breathtaking sights, Shades of Lavender is home to a staggering number of birds, bees, and butterflies. Directly adjacent to a bird sanctuary and dotted with our own beehives, you’ll be able to enjoy all the natural sights that Mattawan – and Southwest Michigan – have to offer. Even better, you can visit our store to enjoy the fruits of our bees’ labor!