[Tagging] Draft Additions to camp_site

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 01:24:56 UTC 2015

On 2/02/2015 10:22 AM, Tod Fitch wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2015, at 2:50 PM, David Bannon wrote:
>> Subject Was - RFD Camp ground Kitchens and their fittings
>> On Sun, 2015-02-01 at 09:47 -0600, Paul Johnson wrote:
>>> Another one: caravan sites.  There's not any way to cleanly
>>> distinguish one at a state park that, save for the campground host,
>>> doesn't allow long term stays, to ones that allow permanent
>>> accommodation and rent trailers (such as the one I live in), to ones
>>> that are exclusively long term only .....
>> Yes Paul, agree.  Lets look at a small set of additional tags to add to
>> tourism=camp_site ?   How about (with typical data to start the
>> disussion)-
>> max_stay=2     (and define it as days)
>> min_stay=2     (again, days)
>> shade=yes
>> defined_sites=yes
>> They sound easy, now how to define the 'type' of campground. You mention
>> State Park and commercial, I'd add 'free', common term in Oz and means
>> more than no monetary charge. I reckon we could spend some time getting
>> agreement on that list. Warin's advice was to avoid a big package.
>> Hmm....
>> I'd also like to add mention of
>> amenity=toilets
>> fee=yes/no
>> To the camp_site page, they are already defined elsewhere but are needed
>> here. Again, non-controversial ?
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Proposed_features/Extend_camp_site attempted this some years ago but it appears to have grown too big and it run out of steam.
>> David
> I would like to have some of the items on Extend_camp_site page brought onto the main camp_site page. Specifically the site/pitch specific tags at http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Extend_camp_site#Tagging_of_individual_pitches
> While they are not widely used, I see a fairly big geographical distribution which implies that they might be understood and universal enough to warrant better mention.
> And, of course, I used them myself when mapping a couple of U.S. Forest Service campgrounds. :)
> -Tod

I've edited the wiki page on camp sites 
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:tourism%3Dcamp_site  to include 
links to the tags for fee, shower, laundry, firepit and water tap. Tod 
you could do the same for your desired additional tags? Any complaints 
to me.. or just edit the page yourself?

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