|information = guidepost|
|Used to mark a guidepost/signpost|
|Rendering in openstreetmap-carto|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
|Tools for this tag|
Guideposts are often found along official hiking/cycling/skiing routes to indicate the directions to different destinations. Additionally they are often named after a region or place and shows the altitude.
The position of a signpost can be used by a hiker/biker/skier as a confirmation of the current position, especially if he uses a printed map without a GPS receiver.
See also Proposed_features/information
Create a node at the exact position and tag with the following values. Please do not tag a crossroads as a guidepost.
|tourism=information||required||To define it as touristic point.|
|name=*||optional|| The name of the guidepost, if there is one. |
|ele=*||optional|| height of the guidepost above sea level in metres |
|ref=*||optional|| a reference, eg if the guidepost has a number |