[Tagging] Hiking tracks as POIs in Brazil

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Fri Aug 9 07:03:40 UTC 2013


On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 10:34 PM, Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com> wrote:

> What you are looking for is a tagging for "trailhead" I suppose.
> Are these trails signed (trailblazed)?
> I notice that the National Park OSM initiative does not propose an OSM tag
> for their trailhead sign (see:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/US_National_Park_Service_Tagging)
> I personally would be in favour of creating a formal tag for trailheads (I
> had pondered this in the past on occasion,but never taken action).
>
> +1 on this.
Trailhead is a glaring omission to date.  Trailhead is a common map symbol
on printed maps, trailheads often have names, and are
natural rendezvous points for humans.  In OSM one can sort of cobble a
trailhead together from parking and information= tags, but it is not quite
right.
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