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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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If you love nature and outdoors, this is a great day adventure.

I am simply an outdoors person, I love bird watching, Sylvan Heights is a nice day adventure. Its... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
15receptionist
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Wilson, North Carolina
Hot Day but loved birds

Loved all those birds, especially the walk-in cage where you feed birds that land on you. Mother... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
TripML2016
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
via mobile
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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
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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 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We went there on a whim and had a wonderful time. Its collection of birds is really nice and the staff our great. If you plan on staying a while bring a lunch as there is no food served there.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

The variety of bird and water foul life On display is incredible. A great place for a family outing. I recommend getting a local guide to show you around. You will especially like the bird feeding area...everyone gets a stick with peanut butter and birds...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I've been going to Sylvan Heights at least once a year as I just love it there. I was amazed on my last visit as it has changed quite a bit since last year. They have made such great improvements and additions. I thought it...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The drive is about and hour and a half from Chesapeake, Va. but well worth the time! The park is big enough to have many bird exhibits but small enough that you can see everything in less than 2 hours. Very well done park!

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

This is a great park to take family to who apprecaite wildlife. The bird enclosures are well made and fun to look at. The conservation efforts of the park to are awesome!

Thank Jedediah S
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We took our grandkids to the bird park this afternoon and had a great time. The diversity of the bird they have amazing. There are rare cranes to tropical macaws and an area for parakeets to land on you. The kids loved it. Highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Our first trip to Sylvan Heights Bird Park was last year when our children gifted us with Membership and Photo Passes. We have since visited many times and will renew our membership for 2018. Sylvan is a bird photographer's dream and delight-- to have so...More

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Theresa B
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No, dogs are not allowed.
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Yes. Paved paths past the entrance parking lot.
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