- Our list of the best things to do in Poway, California, features the top 426 nearby activities — including 188 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
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Nearly 8 miles in length, the Mount Woodson Trail offers views of Lake Poway, waterfalls and wildlife with access to Potato Chip Rock which provides a top-down view. The trail can be used for hiking and dog walking.
The Maderas Golf Club offers an 18-hole course that boasts three lakes, five waterfalls and over forty acres of native wildflowers. Commonly used for weddings and business meetings, there is also an on site clubhouse that features a restaurant and catering services.
Enjoyed by both adults and children, the Poway-Midland Railroad is a railway that takes guests through Old Poway Park. Guests board a vintage train that rides along antique railing equipment that offers a traditional locomotive experience.
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Lake Poway Park, 14644 Lake Poway Road, Poway, CA 92064 MoreLess Info
Situated at the top of Mount Woodson, Potato Chip Rock is a thin rock formation in the shape of a potato chip. Hikers often use this rock as a place to relax after the challenging hike up the mountain.
Originally founded as a recreational site in 1972, Lake Poway Park focuses mostly on water-based activities in the lake like boating and fishing. The surrounding mountain areas in the park also feature hiking trails, picnic tables, and an archery range.
The PowPAC Community Theatre is a non-profit community arts center in Poway, California. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and A Steet Car Named Desire are just two of the many plays that have been performed by the theatre's company.