[Tagging] Trailhead tagging

Andy Townsend ajt1047 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 13:29:45 UTC 2018


Can you give a few examples of what trailheads are to you? There's a 
clearly defined American concept, it isn't not really used much in 
British English.  Also what do you mean by "official" below - is there 
some kind of VVV list or similar?

Best Regards,

Andy

On 21/12/2018 11:54, Peter Elderson wrote:
> I would like to revive the trailhead proposal, 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/trailhead
>
> After discussions in the Dutch user community, a list of all Dutch 
> trailheads was compiled and systematically entered as nodes tagged 
> highway=trailhead, name=<official trailhead name>, 
> tourism=information, information=board or map. Many trailheads were 
> already present in OSM, there we just did some additional tagging.
>
> In the US, trailheads are all maintained on OSM by a national 
> operator. Japan has lots of trailheads, I don't know how they are 
> maintained. In Europe, no systematical OSM-tagging appears to take 
> place, except for the Dutch base.
>
> I think it deserves a push.
>
> Any thoughts on the matter?
>
> -- 
> Vr gr Peter Elderson
>
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