[Tagging] Tagging for an American Wild & Scenic river

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 3 02:54:46 UTC 2018


On 3 February 2018 at 12:00, Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny+osm at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 7:44 PM, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> 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?
>>
>> 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
> something
> and Wikify it.
>
> Without knowing the details of just what a "Wild Scenic" river is, could
you use the nature=conservation tag in conjunction with waterway=?
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