Permits for Valley View may be obtained at the D.H. Day Campground Ranger Station during the summer or at the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center during the rest of the year. The camp has 5 sites and is about 1.5 miles from the trailhead. The trail is mostly uphill and there is no water available at the camp, so be sure to take all the water you will need. There is a pit toilet near the camp.
This camp is located northeast of Glen Arbor near the Homestead Resort. Take M-22 about 2 miles north of Glen Arbor to Westman Road. Turn right and drive 1/4 mile on Westman to Hyland Rd. Turn left and drive about 1/4 mile to the trailhead.
For more information about backcountry camping in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore visit http://www.nps.gov/slbe/planyourvisit/backcountrycamping.htm.