Sylvan Heights Bird Park

Come join us for a day trip to the Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck.  The park features 1,500 waterfowl from 6 continents (all but Antarctica).

The park is about 1 1/2 hours from Raleigh.  We will carpool from the Food Lion parking lot at the southeast corner of the intersection of Louisburg Road and Perry Creek Road.

After arriving at around 10:30, we can watch a short film about the park before being given a guided tour of the park at 11:00.  We will then enjoy our lunch at one of their picnic areas.  After lunch, for an additional fee, you can optionally venture into a corn maze and hopefully venture back out. We will then head back to Raleigh between 3:00 and 4:00.

Visit their website at: http://shwpark.com/

Note that this outing does involve fees. Park entrance - $9 for youngin's (61 and under) and $7 for those just gettin' good (62+)

Cost of guide (I'm told definitely worth the cost) - $3 payable to Ann at any point of the trip.

Optional fee for maze - $2

Remember to bring your money, water, lunch and insect repellent.  Also remember to chip in for gas if you're not a driver.

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  • Ann S.

    More pictures. Yea! Thanks, Tom.

    October 26, 2013

  • Ann S.

    Deb and MJ - great pictures!!! Thanks for posting.

    October 25, 2013

  • MJ

    Thanks Ann...this was my first meet-up in NC...and it was just perfect! Didn't know birds could be fun! And I enjoyed meeting new folks too...looking forward to more!

    October 25, 2013

  • Deb S

    Thanks, Ann, for organizing this outing. Very interesting and great company. I love to go to new places and learn new things and this outing was perfect for that.

    October 25, 2013

  • Ann S.

    What a great day! And what a great addition the 'Landing Zone' is. Thanks for the pictures, Bonnie.

    October 25, 2013

  • Ann S.

    We were back by 4:00 last year, and we had gone through the corn maze which I doubt if anyone will do this time. You should be good.

    October 22, 2013

  • Denise

    Would we reurn by 3 or ,4pm? I have to be somewhere at 5

    October 22, 2013

  • Phyllis M.

    Ooops - my bad. I checked my calendar after I confirmed going to Scotland Neck and saw I have a conflict. Sorry to miss this journey. I apologize for the confusion.

    1 · September 19, 2013

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