Most People Don’t Know This North Carolina Zoo And Adventure Park Even Exists
Did you know North Carolina has a zoo
just for birds? It’s true, and it’s positively amazing! From exotic species of owls to the beloved pink flamingo, this North Carolina (bird) zoo and adventure park doles out a day full of fun and adventure. Take a look:
The Sylvan Heights Bird Park is located in the tiny town of Scotland Neck, population about 2,000.
The park, with the guidance of the NC Zoological Society, opened in 2006, and offers a variety of outdoor activities as well as a whole park full of birds to admire.
It's the largest collection of waterfowl species in the world, and supports more than 200 species. The Pink Flamingos are especially cute!
But, you'll find there are MANY adorable birds to love at Sylvan Heights.
The adventure is fun for the entire family. The young — and the young at heart — will simply fawn over the friendly residents.
At any moment there could be any number of unexpected, and delightful, surprises!
You're bound to see birds paired up for life...
and odd-looking (yet, handsome) birds, just hamming it up for the camera.
Speaking of cameras, photographers can purchase an add-on promotion that allows early access to the park, before the crowds arrive.
Sylvan Heights is home to more than 2,500 birds from around the world. From the Avian Breeding Center to the Wetland Safari Trail, and all the countries and continents represented by the birds in the park, this outdoor adventure is sure to please.
Sylvan Heights Bird Park is located at 500 Sylvan Heights Park Way, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.
It is open year-round, Tuesday through Sunday — and on some Mondays that fall on a holiday. View their hours (which vary by winter/summer season) and their admission fees on their
This unique attraction in North Carolina gets consistent top rankings from visitors, of which they have approximately 55,000 per year. Have you been yet? We’d love to know about your visit!
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500 Sylvan Heights Park Way, Scotland Neck, NC 27874