Micke Grove Zoo

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  1. When is the Zoo open?
  2. What are the admission fees?
  3. What kinds of animals do you have?
  4. How do I get to the Zoo?
  5. What other kinds of activities are there to do?
  6. Do you have strollers or wheelchairs?
  7. Does the Zoo accept animal donations?
  8. What if I find an injured wild animal?
  9. Are dogs allowed in the Zoo?
  10. Why do I have to pay the Park entrance fee if I am only going to visit the Zoo?
  11. My question is not listed. How do I get an answer?


  1. Zoo hours are: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. everyday of the year except for Christmas Day. The admission gate closes at 4:30 p.m but if you are still in the Zoo at that time you are welcomed to stay until 5. 
  2. Zoo admission is $5 for guests ages 14 and up; $3 for children 3-13, and free for children under the age of 2 and for members of the Micke Grove Zoological Society. There is also a Micke Grove Park admission fee of $5.00 per car on the weekdays, $6.00 per vehicle on the weekends, and $10.00 on special holiday weekends. School buses and vehicles with California exempt license plates will not be charged a parking fee.
  3. Micke Grove Zoo is home to over 130 animal specimens representing over 50 different species including Monkeys, Lemurs, Golden Eagle, Green Iguana and many more. 
  4. The Zoo is located between Lodi and Stockton, off Highway 99 between the Eight Mile Road & Armstrong Road exits.
  5. The Park includes several playgrounds, picnic areas, a water play feature, disc golf course, and Fun Town, a small amusement park.
  6. There are no strollers or wheelchairs available for rent.
  7. The Zoo does not accept animal donations. We may be able to provide information and resources depending on the type of animal. Call (209) 331-2010.
  8. For the health and safety of the Zoo animal collection we do not accept injured or orphaned wildlife. We do have resource information. Call (209) 331-2010.
  9. Pets of any size are not allowed in the Zoo. Fully trained service animals are allowed into the Zoo, though may be restricted from sensitive areas. Call the Zoo office with questions. (209) 331-2010.
  10. The Zoo is a part of Micke Grove Park. Park and Zoo entrance fees help offset all maintenance and operating expenses for the entire facility, including the Zoo.
  11. If you do not see your question answered please e-mail the Micke Grove Zoo office at info@mgzoo.com.

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Micke Grove Zoo is one of three facilities in the United States that houses black parrots


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