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Old Poway Park

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Address: 14134 Midland Rd, Poway, CA 92064-3906
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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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One of the best areas in Poway

Old Poway park with its gazebo, old fashioned train and station and Temples Hall, is a great adventure for all ages. They tent out the gazebo and Temples Hall for any occasion you... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
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7 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Old Poway park with its gazebo, old fashioned train and station and Temples Hall, is a great adventure for all ages. They tent out the gazebo and Temples Hall for any occasion you might have. It's also fun on Saturdays visiting the farmers market. Great place to take the kids to run off some energy!

Thank Grammie52
Poway, California
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This place is an all time favorite, you can take the kids on a train ride, picnic in the park. Catch polliwogs in the creek, just watch out for the craw-daddies. There is an ole time museum, can even have a meal at the Hamburger Factory.

Thank penny818
Pune, India
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017

It was a wonderful visit to see the Old Poway Village. The place is beautifully maintained and well manicured. The old world charm is vibrant. Colorful houses and old word shops. The old rail road is still open for rail enthusiasts along with the old station. You can book tickets for the toy train ride at the old ticket booth.

Thank KarlLobo
San Diego, California
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7 reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

My grandson loves the train. Old Poway Park is a nice, peaceful place to spend time with the family.

Thank DonnieWorld
Poway, California
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11 reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2017

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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Reviewed 16 January 2017 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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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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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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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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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

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