Discover the world’s largest collection of rare and endangered waterfowl. Sylvan Heights gives visitors the opportunity to see more than 2,500 birds from around the world, from ducks, geese, and swans, to parrots, pheasants, cranes, owls, toucans, flamingos and much more.
Visitors of all ages and interests can walk through continentally-themed aviaries, experiencing the diverse beauty, color and sound of these creatures. For an even more interactive experience, guests can feed parakeets and flamingos in the park’s Landing Zone exhibit. An amazing handicapped-accessible tree house overlooks the natural wetlands, and the Beaver Pond Blind allows visitors to get closer to North Carolina’s native wildlife.