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About San Joaquin County

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Welcome to Our County!


    A land of beauty, recreation, and natural riches - from the waters of the Delta to the vines of the wine, San Joaquin County has it all. San Joaquin County boasts seven cities (approximately 921,600 total acres) and some of the finest opportunities in the state for boating, fishing, camping, history-gathering, or just plain fun in the sun.


    Each city, as well as the unincorporated County areas, offers an unique opportunity to enjoy natural California beauty, nature, music, arts, and culture. Whatever your interest, it can most likely be found in San Joaquin County. 


Arts, Culture and Recreation
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Arts, Culture and Recreation


    The arts and culture provide a much-needed respite from everyday worries and the Haggin Museum, San Joaquin County Historic Museum, and Stockton Children's Museum are popular spots. The Stockton Symphony, San Joaquin County Ballet, and Stockton Civic Theater provide important experiences for children and adults. The multi-cultural community offers a diversity of views and opinions in its art and culture, providing a wealth of knowledge about past and present on canvas and stage. Over 75 languages are spoken within the region and there is richness in the blending of cultures and ways that creates an air of celebration about individual customs, foods and cultures.


South from Ripon with its Almond Blossom Festival to north and Lodi with its Grape Festival and Harvest Faire, opportunities for family gatherings and fun recreation abound. San Joaquin County government provides nine community parks for boating, camping, picnicking, swimming, and organized sports.

Annual family events include the Asparagus Festival, attended by thousands of fun-seekers from the county and beyond, held at Weber Point in Downtown Stockton.

Individual cities and communities provide a host of other opportunities, from Lodi Lake Park and Nature Area to the Woodbridge Ecological Reserve.

The county-owned and operated Micke Grove Park offers a zoo, rides and a historic museum to delight both children and adults. The San Joaquin Delta is one of the area's best kept secrets and offers some of the best boating in the state: more than 1,000 miles of waterways stretching from the Stockton Harbor to north of Sacramento and offering access to the San Francisco Bay.