[OSM-talk] Using OSM as database for nature park hiking routes?

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Wed Aug 14 13:20:07 UTC 2019

Could you post an OSM link to the nature park area?

Needs confirming, but from Bernd describing the walks as "their routes" 
I got the impression they were routes conceived by individual walkers 
rather than the park's authorities.


On 14/08/2019 05:03, Yves wrote:
> If these routes are endorsed in any way by a nature park, they're no longer completely informal or subjective...
> Yves
> Le 14 août 2019 05:19:56 GMT+02:00, Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com> a écrit :
>> The hiking routes
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Hiking#Tagging_walking_and_hiking_Route_Networks
>> added
>> to OSM should be verifiable
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Verifiability.
>> Talking from my experience, there are a lot of hiking paths, but only
>> some
>> are signposted routes, so only some can be actual routes in OSM.
>> Because of
>> that you would need to maintain all the other informal or subjective
>> routes
>> outside OSM, if there are any.
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