Micke Grove Zoo

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Frequently Asked Questions

  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 for parking if I am only going to visit the Zoo?
  11. My question is not listed. How do I get an answer?


  1. Current Zoo hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday (last entry is 4:30 p.m.).
  2. Zoo admission is $5 for guests ages 14 and up; $3 for children 3 - 13, and free for children age two and under. Parking fees for Micke Grove Regional Park are $5 weekdays, $6 weekends and most holidays and $10 on special holidays. 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 Snow Leopard, Bobcat, Monkeys, Lemurs, Fossa and many more.
  4. The Zoo is located between Lodi and Stockton, off Highway 99 between the Eight Mile Road & Armstrong Road exits.
  5. Micke Grove Regional Park, the home of Micke Grove Zoo, features several amenities including outdoor picnic shelters, Japanese Garden, San Joaquin County Historical Museum, FunTown amusement rides, 18-hole disc golf course, water play feature and playgrounds.
  6. There are no strollers or wheelchairs available for rent.
  7. The Zoo does not accept animal donations, although we may be able to provide information and resources depending on the type of animal. For information, please 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. For more information, please call (209) 331-2010.
  9. Only fully-trained service animals are allowed into the Zoo, though may be restricted from sensitive areas. For more information, please call  (209) 331-2010.
  10. The Zoo and Micke Grove Regional Park are part of San Joaquin County Parks. Park and Zoo entrance fees help offset all maintenance and operating expenses for the entire facility, including the Zoo.
  11. Please e-mail Micke Grove Zoo at info@mgzoo.com.

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

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