Join the flock for free admission year-round!

Join the Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Society and visit Sylvan Heights Bird Park free! Membership in the Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Society is fun and educational, and your support helps Sylvan Heights continue its world-class work in preserving some of our most endangered birds.

In addition to free admission to Sylvan Heights Bird Park, members enjoy free or discounted admission to other attractions in North Carolina, a discount in our gift shop, a subscription to “Words on Waterfowl” magazine, and more!


Learn about the benefits of a Sylvan Heights membership for individuals and families.

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A membership add-on just for photographers!  Gain exclusive access to the park’s birds for your best shots.

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Corporate memberships show that your business supports environmental conservation and education!

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Where can a membership take you?

Download our handy membership guide for more information, FAQs, and a list of reciprocating facilities where you can use your Sylvan Heights membership.

Words on Waterfowl

Your Sylvan Heights membership includes a subscription to our annual full-color magazine. The magazine provides park updates, information about endangered species, news about recent hatches, upcoming events, and more.