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San Joaquin County Parks & Recreation

Micke Grove Zoo

General Zoo Information

Lion perched on a tree.Micke Grove Park and Zoo was a gift to the people of San Joaquin County from William and Julia Harrison Micke. Their legacy lives in the beautiful oak covered Park that opened in 1938, and its many improvements that continue to evolve. Many millions of visitors have enjoyed the Micke’s wonderful gift.

Micke Grove Zoo is a five-acre Zoo with mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates. Micke Grove Park also features a Japanese Garden, San Joaquin County Historical Museum, Fun Town at Micke Grove Amusement Park and picnic shelters in a beautiful oak grove setting.

Additional Services

  • Micke Grove Zoo Gift Shop