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In the US, many park boundaries are defined on a sub-national level, e.g. State Parks, State Forests and State Game Lands in Pennsylvania.

These are not leisure=nature___reserves (hunting is allowed nearly everywhere), not leisure=parks (often they just mark where public land is), and they are not boundary=national_parks (they are not managed on a national level).

How to tag these boundaries?

asked 19 Jul '10, 23:07

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Sven L
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edited 20 Jul '10, 02:17

The wiki says "A national park is a relatively large area of land declared by a government to be set aside for human recreation and enjoyment..." so it's not the same definition of a national park within the US, but then the tag has to work for everybody.




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answered 22 May '11, 19:11

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I'd use boundary=state_park. It might not be wiki-accepted, but it seems like the correct tagging to me.

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answered 20 Jul '10, 04:13

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If we're going that route, wouldn't it make more sense to use boundary=park and admin_level=n, analogous to administrative boundaries?

(20 Jul '10, 22:31) Sven L

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