[Tagging] recent change to ranger_station proposal

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Thu Mar 5 01:17:59 UTC 2015


You're welcome to fix it.

I note that on US park maps the visitor center is often  marked with the
ranger station symbol,
and it serves dual purpose.

The tag would probably have been better expressed as
amenity=park_visitor_center or amenity=park_hq.



On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 5:05 PM, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> I disagree with the statement  "A ranger station is generally the first
> and primary spot for visitors." that just appeared on the page
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dranger_station
>
> I think the Visitor Center is the first and primary spot for visitors,
> especially in the larger parks. Perhaps instead we could say, "In smaller
> parks without an official Visitor Center the ranger_station is generally
> the place visitors can get information and help."
>
> Cheers
> Dave
>
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