[Tagging] Tagging for an American Wild & Scenic river

Kevin Kenny kevin.b.kenny+osm at gmail.com
Sat Feb 3 02:00:42 UTC 2018

On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 7:44 PM, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>

> I asked this question last week of the OSM Help community:
> I'm looking for tagging that will indicate that a particular river in the
> United States is a "Wild and Scenic River" as defined by the Wild & Scenic
> Rivers Act. I have searched with Overpass for waterway=* that also has a
> scenic=yes tag but it turned up no results. Can anyone provide some
> guidance and/or examples?
> I got one response that talked about tagging the area surrounding such
> rivers, a wilderness corridor of sorts, which was useful but beyond the
> scope of this first inquiry. I'm looking for a way to tag the river itself.
> I'm turning to the tagging community now for advice.

Like you, I know of the Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers designations.
Like you, I lack a good way to tag them.
If nobody else has come up with anything - and do let's also ask on talk-us,
since this is a peculiarly American designation - then let's invent
and Wikify it.
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