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Camping at Valley View Backcountry Campground

Maple City, Michigan


Added by wendy wernet

Distance: 3 miles roundtripElevation gain: 75 ft.Remote and quiet campgroundShort hike to campMore fire rings than White Pines campground

This is one of the few backcountry campgrounds in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. It's a 3 mile roundtrip hike uphill to the campground. There are 5 sites available, only 2 with a fire ring, so get there early.

You will have to have a permit and a Sleeping Bear Dunes parking pass, you can obtain these at the D.H. Campground.

Getting there: Go north on M-22 past the town of Glen Arbor. The Homestead Resort is on the left; you'll turn right on Westman Road, and then left on Hyland. You'll see a parking lot on the left, right after you turn on Hyland.

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