Micke Grove Then and Now

A gift from the late Lodi farmer turned philanthropist William G. Micke, this 132-acre park remains one of the most popular attractions in San Joaquin County. Micke Grove features:

Micke Grove Zoo Wortley Lake, a three-acre lake accentuated by a 40-ft water fountain.

The Japanese Garden, a favorite wedding spot with Cherry Blossom trees, Tea House and Koi pond.

The San Joaquin County Historical Museum

Fun Town at Micke Grove, offering amusement rides, carnival-inspired treats and party packages.

Rental facilities with outdoor picnic shelters and indoor facilities for receptions, family reunions and corporate events.

Softball fields, water play features, horseshoe pits and children’s playgrounds.

An 18-hole disc golf course, picnic tables and BBQ grills

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Micke Grove
Micke Grove Entrance
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Micke Grove Museum
San Joaqin Historical Museum

The San Joaquin County Historical Museum exhibits a fascinating history of the county, beginning with the Yokuts and Miwok to Captain Charles Weber (founder of Stockton and the area's first farmer. The Museum features eight exhibition buildings, four of them historic buildings — including the Charles Weber cottage (built in 1847) and the Calaveras School (constructed in 1866)

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Micke Grove Museum
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