A Pokemon GO Guide to Escondido

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Pokemon Go Escondido

Catch ‘Em All in Escondido!

Calling all local Pokémon Trainers!
Escondido’s landmarks, attractions, and outdoor recreation spots are full of Pokestops and Gyms. Come explore Escondido as you uncover rare Pokémon!

Always be alert and aware… safety first… and don’t forget to mind your Pokémon Karma by not littering!

Pokemon Go Escondido Crusin GrandDowntown Escondido
Downtown Escondido’s various public art installations and local businesses make it a prime area for Pokemon hunting. Go on a Second Saturday Artwalk down Grand Ave. to catch a glimpse of  beautiful murals and art installations while replenishing your Pokeballs at each Pokestop. And for the hungry Pokemon trainers, Downtown’s extensive food and dining options are sure to quench everyone’s appetite. Friday nights are also Cruisin’ Grand nights, so come out and snap a pic of your new Pokemon next to some of San Diego’s best classic cars.

Civic Center – Grape Day Park – History Center Complex – Maple Street Plaza
Located at 201 North Broadway and Valley Parkway, at the heart of Escondido is City Hall, Grape Day Park, Maple Street Plaza and the Escondido History Center museum complex. Enjoy the plenty of surrounding Pokestops and conquer City Hall’s gym asMapleSt-RT-cropw300 you enjoy one of Grape Day Park’s Movies in the Park, or check out the Center for the Arts’ upcoming 2016-2017 season! There are sure to be a variety of shows and concerts for all ages of Pokemon trainers. A variety of memorials and plaques serve as Pokestops, as does Escondido City Hall’s beautiful atrium. Drop some lures and enjoy your Pokemon hunting with the rest of the Escondido Community.

Kit Carson Park
Come conquer the Pokemon gym and multiple PokeSpots located in Kit Carson Park. There are plenty of informational markers along Kit Carson’s trails and pond that double as Pokestops, allowing you to engage with nature and the park as you hunt for rare Pokemon. Alert! Watch out for the Disc Golf players… be safe, share the space!

The beautiful Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is open every second Saturday of the month. Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is the only American sculpture garden and the last major international project created by French artist Niki de Saint Phalle, and it serves as a true Escondido gem. Also,

Daley Ranch- Dixon Lake
If you’re on the hunt for rare water Pokemon, Daley Ranch/Dixon Lake is the place to be! Dixon Lake attracts various water-type Pokemon, so you might just run into a Squirtle or Vaporeon as you take part in a naturalist-guided hike through Daley Ranch. For the truly devoted to catching rare water type Pokemon, you’re in luck! Night fishing season is open at Dixon Lake, so you can enjoy the cool night breezes and great fishing while more rare Pokemon appear at night.

San Diego Zoo Safari Pokemon GoSan Diego Zoo Safari Park
For the truly adventurous, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park offers the opportunity to catch some Pokemon alongside the Zoo’s amazing wildlife. With plenty of Pokestops and Gyms, it shouldn’t be too hard to catch a Rhyhorn next to incredible African Rhinos as you take an Africa Tram tour, or find rare Pokemon at the fun Summer Safari Asian Celebration. During Summer Safari, visitors can be amazed by Chinese acrobats, be impressed by lion dancers, practice their moves with Bollywood dancers and groove to the percussive beat of Taiko drummers. Summer Safari is a “wild” party sure to be enjoyed by Pokemon trainers of all ages!

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