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Sylvan Heights Bird Park

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Great Place!!

A Hidden Gem of an Attraction for Northeastern North Carolina! Young and Old will enjoy this place... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Washington, North Carolina
Great Visit!!

My wife and I visited the Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck,NC today. We had a great time... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Leo B
Lyndonville, Vermont
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
500 Sylvan Heights Park Way, Scotland Neck, NC 27874
+1 252-826-3186
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

A Hidden Gem of an Attraction for Northeastern North Carolina! Young and Old will enjoy this place! They allow you to get close and hold the birds in some cases.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trueeasterner
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The park has plenty of parking and once you locate Scotland Neck it is easy to find. Entrance fee is $12 for adults and $11 for seniors. The park is well set out & the birds are separated into their native countries or continents. Each...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Davina J
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck,NC today. We had a great time! It has a decent location , plenty of parking, a very pleasant and helpful staff and a impressive assortment of birds to view! Their prices are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Leo B
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Very prolific and educational. Diverse species of birds. The guide Bret was very knowledgeable and patient with our group who had some disabilities. We took pictures and fed some of the birds! Great for families and small children.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tthomas88
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I enjoyed it. It is the largest collection of birds that I have ever seen. The trip out to Scotland Neck was pleasant. Sylvan Heights is off of Hwy 258 north of Scotland Neck itself, just follow the signs. I would recommend that you bring...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Docky B
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Excellent place for a family outing. We've taken many visitors there and strongly recommend it to everyone who hasn't been. Many learning opportunities for those who want them, but also simply beautiful surroundings for folks who want to just sit or wander.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank CaptainSI_2018
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Large and shaded, with tons of parking and very reasonable admission fees. Great for young or older children, friendly and knowledgeable staff with birds everywhere, broken up by region. The tropical ones were warm indoors. The young children favorites were feeding the parrots and flamingos...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank hollyg621
Reviewed 14 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 14 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mizzou1965
Reviewed 12 August 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Debbie H
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