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Sylvan Heights Bird Park

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Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Amazing Hidden Gem!

I always heard of the park from friends for the last 6 to 8 years but I did not ever make it a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
North Carolina
An amazing assortment of "birds of the world"

My wife and I visited there recently to check it out as place to bring our grandchildren (and we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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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...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
500 Sylvan Heights Park Way, Scotland Neck, NC 27874
+1 252-826-3186
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Reviewed yesterday

I always heard of the park from friends for the last 6 to 8 years but I did not ever make it a priority place to visit. We just visited the park this past weekend and it was very well worth the trip and weekend...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I visited there recently to check it out as place to bring our grandchildren (and we will certainly be doing that). There are literally birds from almost every continent and they are kept in very natural settings; in many instances, they are...More

Thank Mizzou1965
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great day trip for a family. Whether you are feeding the parakeets in their aviary or looking at some of the most endangered species, this is a unique trip.

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have driven by this place many time over the years, this is the first time I have stopped. It is out of the way in a small town. The staff is nice and friendly. It is on the small side and only take 2-3...More

Thank Adak C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place for all ages. Great fun for families. We took one of our grandkids. We all enjoy the time even in high 80 degree weather. There are over 2,500 birds from all over the world there. It was like a quick trip around...More

Thank Wade S
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank Zenlibrarian
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

Thank LisaOakley0123
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

Thank callieMN
Reviewed 4 July 2018

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

Thank mimi9621
Reviewed 27 June 2018 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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