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Old Poway Park

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Address: 14134 Midland Rd, Poway, CA 92064
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+1 858-668-4576
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00

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Old Poway Park ideal for families

This park captures both the beauty and the peace of Poway California, "The City in the Country." With farmers' markets every Saturday, the museum and train rides every weekend... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
William R
Poway, California
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Poway, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This park captures both the beauty and the peace of Poway California, "The City in the Country." With farmers' markets every Saturday, the museum and train rides every weekend, and band concerts in the gazebo many weekends the park is a major draw for casual family outings. The beautiful park area with barbecues under almost every tree means dozens of... More 

Thank William R
San Diego
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hidden gem nearby. Love the variety as well as the park. There is a trolley car ride as well as a few train cars on display Great day out with the. Family. I have also been there for a wedding. There is a large gazebo In summer it does get hot

Thank Kent R
Tenerife, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We went on the third saturday in september as it appeared more things were happening then. The vintage train ride on the Poway-Midland Railroad was a trip on a converted San Francisco cable car. The short ride (approx 5 mins) is on a half-mile circular 2-lap route around the park. Train tickets are purchased inside the Depot Store (historical railroad... More 

Thank DaveThePubsinger
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I feel very fortunate to live in Poway. The Old Poway Park is like a step back in time to simple pleasures and great wonderment. A friend came to visit from Utah with her 3 kids. We did all the major tour and theme parks daily for almost 2 weeks. The highlight honestly was this park. The reason apparently was... More 

Thank Deb H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We visited there this morning with our daughter and granddaughter. Saturday morning is farmer's market, and the street on Midland is cordoned off so that local farmers can sell vegetables, local delicacies and flowers. We picked up guacamole and chips and had beautifully prepared crepes. We also rode the train around the park for a nominal fee. All the little... More 

Thank Pat O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I was only at this park one time for a memorial service, but it is very nice and scenic. I did not visit the restaurant or visit the train, but would like to go back to eat , as I have heard the food is really good.

Thank Ramonarh
Poway, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Old Poway Park is a great venue for family parties and picnics. It has a large bandstand that may have a folk/bluegrass/country concert. The Templar's Hall has many activities, recitals. On weekends, the Poway-Midland vintage railroad makes loops around the park with lots of seating for adults and children. A Farmers Market is held each Saturday with produce from local... More 

Thank Charles K
Poway, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Weddings, birthdays or just a family day this is a good choice. A vintage train runs on weekends, missive riding it. Beautiful trees and a great restaurant nearby. Definitely a family favorite

Thank Susiev3733
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Historic buildings; train rides; craft fair; farmers market; Hamburger Factory family restaurant; blacksmith shop; etc. Check the website for special activities and events.

Thank illinois travelere
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Had birthday party and rented parlor room it was perfect great location. Kids loved riding on the train.

Thank Lani V

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