Membership Benefits

Support conservation and save on admission!

Membership packages are available for individuals and families on an annual or lifetime basis. Click “Join Today” to learn more!

Member benefits:

• Free admission to Sylvan Heights Bird Park for one year
• A subscription to “Words on Waterfowl” magazine
• A 10% discount in the Sylvan Heights gift shop
• Free admission to the NC Zoo and the WNC Nature Center for one year.
• 50% off admission to the North Carolina Aquariums for up to 2 adults and 2 children per visit
• Two free admissions per year to the Carolina Raptor Center
• A membership decal
• Aviculturist Members and higher receive exclusive opportunities to tour behind-the-scenes at the Sylvan Heights Avian Breeding Center


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.