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Exotic Avian Oasis: Camp Among Rare Birds
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Scotland Neck, NC
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Max Rig Size
Up to 45 ft
Max Nights
1
Parking Spaces
1
Same Day Requests
No
About
Allow the symphony of rare birdsong to awaken your senses in an extraordinary RV camping adventure. Imagine being ensconced in a serene parkland, where the vibrant plumage of exotic birds from every corner of the globe becomes your living, fluttering neighborhood. This is the experience of RV camping at a unique destination, a lush 28-acre sanctuary passionately dedicated to preserving some of nature's most precious avian species. With spacious walk-through aviaries that showcase a mesmerizing variety of waterfowl, parrots, toucans, flamingos, and many other winged beauties, RV enthusiasts are transcended into distinct worldsfrom the tropical ambiance of South America to the flourishing landscapes of Australia. The well-maintained gardens and natural North Carolina habitats serve as the perfect backdrop to this ornithological treasure, inviting you into a world where conservation meets recreation. This eco-friendly haven goes beyond mere exhibition, playing a pivotal role in the global conservation efforts of endangered birds, some teetering on the brink of extinction. Your stay contributes to the noble mission of these life-saving breeding programs, where the stakes are as immense as the beauty you'll be surrounded by. Embrace the thoughtful accommodations at the RV camping site, where a level gravel parking area ensures a comfortable setup for your mobile abode. Here, curious and harmonious birdsongs punctuate the beginning and end of each day. Picnic tables await, offering a spot to savor your meals enveloped by the hum of the native pollinator garden during the warmer months. This site extends a warm welcome to pets within the camping vicinity, respecting the precious balance of preserving the welfare of both your furry companions and the sanctuary's resident birds. Adhere to the easy navigation towards the additional parking lot upon arrival and find your way to the heart of this unparalleled retreat through the walking path leading to the log cabin visitor center. Encounter an RV camping experience that's not just a retreat but a journey into the world of avian preservation and peace, all while being enveloped in the heart of North Carolina's native beauty. Whether waking to the dawn chorus or dining under the hues of the setting sun, this location promises to leave an indelible mark on your heart and a deeper appreciation for the planet's feathered friends.
Opening hours
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suitability
Pets Allowed
Leashed pets are welcome in the camping area. For the safety of the endangered birds that live here, pets are not allowed inside Sylvan Heights Bird Park.
Generators Allowed
Harvest Hosts Members are welcome to use generators, but we ask that you please limit generator use to the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. to reduce disturbance to other park visitors.
Wifi
Slideouts Allowed
Amenities
Gift Shop
Picnic/Patio Area
Restaurant/Food
Wildlife Sanctuary
Garden
Birding & Wildlife Viewing
Items to Purchase
Harvest Hosts members are welcome and encouraged to visit Sylvan Heights Bird Park as part of their stay. The park admission fee covers self-guided tours of the park's walk-through aviaries and gardens, allowing you to get face-to-beak with some of the world's rarest birds. We recommend allotting at least two hours to experience the entire park. View current park admission rates at https://www.shwpark.com. For a more in-depth visit, guided tours are available by advance reservation for an additional fee. Please call us at (252) 826-3186 to request a guided tour at least two weeks before your stay. The Sylvan Heights Bird Park Visitor Center has a gift shop featuring bird and nature-themed apparel, home goods, toys, jewelry, art, and more. An on-site Cafe serving sandwiches, hot dogs, and snacks is open during the spring, summer, and fall. The Cafe is located in the park. Sylvan Heights Bird Park is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations help us continue our conservation and education programs!
Parking & Arrival
When approaching the park on Sylvan Heights Park Way, please follow the signs to turn left into the bus parking/additional parking area. Do not continue straight into the main parking area. During the park’s hours of operation, please park in a single parking space (or as few spaces as possible) in the additional parking lot, or in the grass behind the picnic tables. Please do not block the electric vehicle charging station. Follow the walking path to the log cabin visitor center, and check in at the ticket window. Between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m., you are welcome to move your vehicle anywhere in the gravel parking area, or in the grass behind the picnic tables.
Max Rig Size:
Up to 45 ft
Parking Spaces:
1
Parking Surface:
Gravel
Parking Method:
Pull-Through, Back-In
Check-In:
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET
Check-Out:
Before 11:00 AM ET
Check-In Method:
Head to Spot
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