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Using this tag is discouraged, use key:motorhome instead. Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
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should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: deprecated

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This feature has been labeled as deprecated. The recommended replacement is: motorhome=*.
The reason is documented in Deprecated features. You are still free to continue to use or interpret this tag as you see fit since OpenStreetMap does not have “banned features”.
Under no circumstances should you (semi-)automatically change “deprecated” tags to something else in the database on a large scale without conforming to the automated edits code of conduct. Any such change will be reverted.

The key campers=* is a qualifying key of tag tourism=camp_site, tourism=caravan_site, tourism=hotel, tourism=motel, tourism=hostel and tourism=chalet. The key is used for campers (recreational vehicles) and caravans, because the limitations for both are similar.

A camper is a trailer (vehicle) or vehicle accessory used for camping. Possible executions are recreational vehicles, travel trailers, popup campers, camper shells and campervan (self-powered vans converted for camping). Definition from Camper on Wikipedia.

Possible tags

  • campers=yes – campers are allowed and the terrain as well as access road are suitable for campers;
  • campers=no – campers are not allowed or the terrain or access road are not suitable for campers.


Some camping locations are suitable for tents, but not for campers. Main reasons a terrain is not suitable for campers are:

  • Access route is not suitable
  • Ground would be damaged by the camper
  • Patches are too small
  • Camping is in a protected area where no vehicles are allowed