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Poway-Midland Railroad

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Address: 14134 Midland Rd, Poway, CA 92064-3906
Phone Number:
+1 858-486-4063
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Sunday ride

Had a fun time here today took the RR ride around the park. Really enjoyed the ride and people running it. The historic buildings were fun also.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Walnut Creek, California
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Walnut Creek, California
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91 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fun time here today took the RR ride around the park. Really enjoyed the ride and people running it. The historic buildings were fun also.

Thank FredN47
Poway, California
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great place to take youngsters, the Railroad works on Saturday's. Great area to take family, engagement, and memorable pictures.

Thank 1fabricfan
Poway, California
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We took our two and a half year old grandson to the park. The place has cable car as well as a railroad with steam engine. Unfortunately steam engine was under repair but the cable car was running and my grand son had lot of fun riding it. Saturday they also have farmer's market so, a pastry from the market... More 

Thank Travelnut4evr
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464 reviews
209 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

A quaint little town and the park gives you a glimpse into what life was like over a century ago. It is a peaceful, and shaded place and a worthwhile stop, especially with kids for a picnic lunch, or just to walk around. The Hamburger Factory also serves a generous, gr8 tasting and reasonably priced breakfast, lunch and dinner. Unfortunately... More 

Thank Bchgrl9
Ramona, California
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89 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

When stopping for a meal in the middle of an urban town now where a railroad, who would expect to find an operating train and track? And one you can take the family on? This is a great find. Check the hours. Weekends only.

Thank Early B
Poway, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Taking a trip to the Poway-Midland Railroad is liking taking a step back in time. This beautifully-maintained steam engine is unlike anything else you will see in San Diego. The engineers are informed, helpful, and will provide you and your family with a tremendous ride! Young children are always in awe when they ride. The price is very nominal and... More 

2 Thank Denise M
Poway, California
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This is one of our families favorite activity in Poway, they have so many seaonal events at the park.

Thank janoz63
San Diego, California
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Fun time for all. Great treat for the kids. Make sure you stop for lunch at the Old Hamburger Factory on the grounds.

Thank R J
Poway, California
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Kids love it, especially when the big(ger) engines are out on the tracks. When the trolley is the only option....meh...a glorified pony ride. Love the folks who work here and keep it running - great to see passionate people doing what they love.

Thank Jeremy C
Poway, California
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68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

This place is just cool. If you have kids you have to go. Great atmosphere, and a great park for a picnic.

Thank Scott S

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