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Old Poway Park

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Address: 14134 Midland Rd, Poway, CA 92064
Phone Number: 858-668-4576
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great for family fun

Historical theme park, with 1907 steam locomotive running the first and third weekends of the month. It also runs on special events, which include the Mountain Man weekend, Wild... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2014
Frank L
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San Marcos, California
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San Marcos, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Historical theme park, with 1907 steam locomotive running the first and third weekends of the month. It also runs on special events, which include the Mountain Man weekend, Wild West re-enactors, etc. There is also a weekly Saturday farmers market and craft fair. The train barn also includes an 1894 Los Angeles trolley and San Francisco cable car. Also in... More 

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Poway, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I liked the charm and the History of the park and also the train that takes you around the park. It's also a great place for picnics and birthday parties.

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Kona
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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is truly a family place. You have the farmer's market on Saturday, and the craft fairs, plus Hamburger Mary and the train and old buildings. What more could you want

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Roanoke, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed one night in Poway since we couldn't get into our San Diego condo until the following night. Had a great meal at the local burger joint, walked around a quaint little park, met a man who had a high-powered telescope set up. He was letting the public use it to look at Saturn - a very cool experience.... More 

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Poway, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Hidden deep in the southern part of Poway is a wonderful oasis of nature. Old Poway Park not only has a natural wooded beauty, but it also is a great venue for a special occasion. Many of the buildings can be rented out by the hour for your celebrations. We rented the Templars' Hall for a 50 person gathering and... More 

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Poway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Depending on when you want to visit, Old Poway Park can be a serene, comfortable place to picnic, bar-b-que, let the kids run around on the grass and climb trees, buy unique items at the regularly-scheduled craft fairs, or enjoy a variety of music presentations at the huge gazebo. Weekends there are rides on the train. The museum is also... More 

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Poway, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We live in Poway. Poway residents and visitors are very lucky to have such an attractive and historical park, restaurants and shops in an old fashioned setting. Poway is a very family-friendly town which makes the Old Poway Park an excellent place to attend holiday events all year long. The park has beautiful old oaks which shade the large picnic... More 

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San Diego
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Leisurely and comfortable setting for a little walk or picnic; railroad memorabilia there and a local history museum behind the Hamburger Factory restaurant.

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432 reviews 432 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The market has expanded its hours, physical space, and number of vendors. They have created a pedestrian mall on Midland Road, and the former location now provides additional parking. The new hours are from 8:00 - 1:00 (Saturday). The prices are fair, the quality is excellent, and in addition to fruits and vegetables, look for honey, eggs, cheese, flowers, almonds,... More 

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Poway, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Great place to take family and friends during the holidays. Classic fun and activities, a real steam locomotive to ride, a bandstand with good entertainment and a fun restaurant, "The Hamburger Factory" ( which also has pretty good service and food!). When not in Holiday mode, a great place to explore with the kids, a creek to look for pollywogs,... More 

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