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Sylvan Heights Bird Park

#1 of 1 things to do in Scotland Neck Features Animals
500 Sylvan Heights Park Way, Scotland Neck, NC 27874
+1 252-826-3186
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Get up close and personal with birds from all over the world. Grounds can be easily strolled in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carol B
Smithfield, North Carolina

My daughter and I really enjoyed. Especially feeding the ducks. There's some beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Denise S
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Visit the world's largest waterfowl park, featuring over 2,500 birds from around the world in large walk-through aviaries. Meet endangered waterfowl, flamingos, parrots, cranes, toucans, and more. Get an up-close experience with parakeets in the interactive Landing Zone aviary. Unique education programs teach students of all ages about waterfowl, wetlands, and environmental science. Admission: $11 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $8 for children. The park is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the spring and summer, and 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the fall and winter.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
500 Sylvan Heights Park Way, Scotland Neck, NC 27874
+1 252-826-3186
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get up close and personal with birds from all over the world. Grounds can be easily strolled in about 2 hours, and riding tours can also be arranged if needed. The facility is clean and open with well placed pictures and informational signs. The staff...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I really enjoyed. Especially feeding the ducks. There's some beautiful and unusual birds here.

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed seeing all the different species of birds at this park. It is well maintained, clean and family friendly. There are birds from all the continents here for you to see. Huge flocks of flamingoes if you are in love with them. The...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is, basically, a zoo for birds. If you don't like seeing animals in captivity, don't come here. We spent a pleasant one hour. We brought a picnic and ate under the trees watching the pink flamingos. No food for sale here, so bring your...More

2  Thank RaleighFrench
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We have watched Sylvan Heights grow over the years and make an annual visit at least once a year. It has waterfowl and other birds from all over the world. They are enclosed in areas representative of where they came from. You can see some...More

Thank MHP8473
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Beautifully landscaped pathways from exhibit to exhibit. Several areas where you can feed and interact up close with many varieties of birds and waterfowl. Well shaded pathways make for a pleasant walk even on hot NC days. Only disappointing thing was not seeing any beavers.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I took my 9 year old and 3 year old and they loved it. It is very clean and organized. They have an area where you can buy a Popsicle stick with bird seed and feed the birds. That was a little scary for my...More

Thank April H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

So many different types of beautiful birds in a pleasant park. Self guided so you can take your time and really enjoy the birdsvand the setting.

1  Thank Linwood W
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

The landing zone where the birds can be fed is great. My 3 year old loved the birds. It is a long way from anywhere and to be perfectly honest...I felt pretty sorry for the caged birds.

1  Thank Jason J
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend a day! We really enjoyed the new aviary with the hundreds of parakeets that perch on your head while you feed them! There is an amazing variety of birds, mainly waterfowl, but many others as well. And they are arranged by...More

1  Thank Merrill L
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Response from Cheryl C | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Paved paths past the entrance parking lot.
14 March 2017|
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Response from SylvanHeights | Property representative |
Yes, there are benches and picnic areas throughout the park so visitors can rest when they need to. We also offer guided golf cart tours for visitors that would prefer to ride around the park rather than walk. A... More