[Tagging] Bridleway/hiking trail/bike track tags

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Thu Jul 11 21:11:08 UTC 2013

On 7/11/13 4:55 PM, Masi Master wrote:
> Am 11.07.2013, 16:06 Uhr, schrieb fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com>:
>> Am 10.07.2013 20:34, schrieb doug brown:
>>>  I wish to map the trails in a state park, many of which are multiple
>>> use horse trails, hiking trails, and mountain biking trails. What
>>> tagging scheme would be appropriate for these trails?
>> I stopped using *ways as values and only use path with
>> bicycle/foot/horse=(official/)designated/yes/no.
> I think, it is nice to see for who the trail is made for! So I would 
> prefer bridleway & cycleway etc. (A minor problem is the 
> high-ranking/strict default-value (i mean "designated"), better it is 
> only *=yes)
in the US, new trails are frequently multi use from the start, so
path + specific tags more accurately reflects "who the trail is
made for".


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