Northern California February 13, 2017
The Beautiful Lavender Farm Hiding In Plain Sight In Northern California That You Need To Visit
There are so many amazing farms and rural vistas here in Northern California, but there is nothing quite like this lavender farm. The views alone will take your breath away, and the restorative benefits of lavender and the incredible scent of this flower are nothing short of spectacular. The Mount Shasta Lavender Farm is located near the Oregon border and is definitely worth a visit.
Mount Shasta Lavender Farms is open seasonally and by appointment. It is located just north of Mt. Shasta City.
Visitors are drawn here by the intoxicating views of this amazing little flower, which has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It's also just plain beautiful!
Mount Shasta Lavender Farms allows you to pick your own flowers to take home with you. It's a memorable outing your family won't soon forget. It's $4 for 100 pieces of lavender.
The farm is also a photographer's dream location. Rows of deep purple point directly towards the iconic mountain peak, Mount Shasta.
It's on a 3500 ft. sunny slope twenty minutes north of Mt. Shasta City.
Fun Fact: Lavender Oil is also a great mosquito repellent, and with an increasing awareness of the bad chemicals most off-the-shelf products carry, this is a great alternative for keep those pesky creatures from biting.
You can pick up essential oils here at the Mount Shasta Lavender Farm, as well as any other lavender products you might need. The lavender here is watered from a deep well of naturally carbonated water with the same pH as rain water. It thrives in well-drained volcanic soil and enjoys a full southwestern exposure.
They grow two types of lavender for oil, ornamentation, and culinary use.
They also offer a few refreshments on site and are known to serve fresh lavender infused lemonade to guests looking to relax on the patio.
Sitting back and enjoying the view next to their fountain is really quite the treat.
The peak season here is June through August, but it's good to have it on your radar in advance. The drive out here takes you down a dirt road, so make sure you are prepared for that trek. It takes about 40 minutes to get here from McCloud.
It's a really hot area in the summertime, so visiting early in the day or after the sun reaches its peak and the fields have a little shade on them is advised.
The farm is located at 9706 Harry Cash Road in
Montague. You can reach them at (530) 926-2651 and we suggest calling ahead, especially in the off season.
You can learn more about the farm
on their website.
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