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Sylvan Heights Bird Park

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500 Sylvan Heights Park Way, Scotland Neck, NC 27874
+1 252-826-3186
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Make a day of it!

Never heard of it before we attended an event there. A bit of a drive from Raleigh but highly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Zenlibrarian
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United States
Unique birds!

Myriad varieties of birds at this natural-looking park. Park is well designed with minimal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LisaOakley0123
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Richmond, Virginia
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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: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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500 Sylvan Heights Park Way, Scotland Neck, NC 27874
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+1 252-826-3186
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Never heard of it before we attended an event there. A bit of a drive from Raleigh but highly recommend for families. A little bit of everything, super accessible and reasonably priced. Seems like the people who work there really enjoy what they do and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myriad varieties of birds at this natural-looking park. Park is well designed with minimal "wasted" space between exhibits and includes beautiful flower arrangements. Staff is friendly and helpful. Visitors can share space with majority of the birds; however, a few were hard to photograph behind...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family enjoyed walking through the Sylvan Heights Bird Park. The best part was paying for a popsicle stick covered with bird food and having birds land on us. They have picnic tables so you can bring your own lunch. We all agreed it was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our young grandchildren to see the birds and what a day it was! Beautifully situated in the woods with the most amazing collection of birds from around the world. From small parakeets to Whooping Cranes, a gigantic Asian Owl to the Kookaburra....we were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful set up and a large number of cool birds. Great, friendly staff. The only "complaint" is the birds on the feeding area were apparently given a massive amount of food by the staff so they aren't really hungry (especially the flamingos). Of course we...More

Thank Teena E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bird park is a must see. It is a great photo opportunity. The birds and staff were fantastic. It is great to be able to contribute to this effort.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 3rd visit, this time with my granddaughter. This place is beautiful. Great walk-in cages so you get near the birds. From all over the world the birds are all shapes, sizes and colors. You can buy food to feed the ducks and other smaller...More

Thank Stanton M
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

I am simply an outdoors person, I love bird watching, Sylvan Heights is a nice day adventure. Its well kept, beautifully landscaped and the birds and fowls are just adorable. If you need outdoor time, and love nature, check it out. You will not be...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Loved all those birds, especially the walk-in cage where you feed birds that land on you. Mother loves birds and she enjoyed them a lot. Only thing is to be prepared when forecast predicts heat, cause it's Hot and sunscreen and shades and hat will...More

1  Thank TripML2016
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Wow, what great way to spend a day. This is a fun place to visit and bird watch to see birds and water fowl from all over the world. We highly recommend it.

Thank D'Wayne H
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No, dogs are not allowed.
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Paved paths past the entrance parking lot.
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