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Status: in use

Marks whether camping is allowed at specific location. Use this tag on natural areas such as a wildnerness, nature reserve, conservation area, or hiking area to indicate whether camping is permitted. It is not necessary to use this tag on campgrounds; instead use tourism=camp_site for these areas.


To indicate whether camping is permitted, use values yes or no. For more information about the general meaning of these tags see access=*.

There is a use of the tag camping=dispersed for the ways of the the North Country National Scenic Trail in Michigan, USA, where dispersed camping is allowed, away from developed recreation facilities.

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