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This sign displays the name of the walkway, with information concerning its length and duration:

The aforementioned sign.

asked 03 Feb '20, 05:50

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Agree with Mannivu about information board but would also put in a tourism tag:

tourism=information information=board


A smaller sign at a trail junction, etc. I'd tag as information=guidepost but this one doesn't quite fit that in my mind.

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answered 03 Feb '20, 17:33

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Yeah, I too wasn't sure, but it's the most suitable for this occurrence.

(03 Feb '20, 18:46) Mannivu

I'm not sure if I should ask this as a new post, but would name=Colonial Knob Walkway be appropriate too?

(03 Feb '20, 19:06) Zismac

I might add highway=trailhead to the area (including parking, etc.) See Then the whole area with parking and sign could be name="Colonial Knob Walkway Trailhead" or name="Colonial Knob Trailhead" (whatever the local name for that type of thing is).

And I'd put the name="Colonial Knob Walkway" on the highway=path, highway=footway, or highway=pedestrian (which ever way the walkway is tagged).

(03 Feb '20, 19:19) n76

Directly using name=Colonial Knob Walkway Camp Elsdon Entrance could be fine already, as "entrance" here is shown for the trail.

(03 Feb '20, 22:03) Kovoschiz

@stf Since this sounds like a campsite, any pointers on where to put the highway=trailhead relative to tourism=camp_site? A trailhead can include a camp site, and a camp site can house a trailhead.

(03 Feb '20, 22:28) Kovoschiz

Probably the more suitable tag is information=board.

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answered 03 Feb '20, 12:39

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You could add highway=trailhead

(03 Feb '20, 21:41) H_mlet

For duration and length, best to create a type=destination_sign relation ( with the sign, as well as a route=foot (or route=hiking?) relation for the entire Walkway.

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answered 03 Feb '20, 22:19

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