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Access permission for boats without a motor or sail Edit or translate this description.
Group: Restrictions
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
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Status: in use

Legal access restriction for boats without a motor or a sail like canoes, kajaks or rowboats.


  • canoe=yes The public have official, legally-enshrined right of access, i.e. it's a right of way.
  • canoe=no Access by this transport mode is not permitted, they don't have a right of way.
  • canoe=unknown The access conditions are unknown or unclear. This is the default value for most features.
  • boat=designated The route is marked as being a preferred route, usually for a specific vehicle type or types.
  • boat=permissive The owner gives general permission for access.
  • boat=private The owner may give permission on an individual basis.
  • canoe=portage Used on ways where a canoe has to be carried over land from one stretch of water to an other part.
  • canoe=put_in For places (also nodes) where the canoe is transfered (e.g. in a portage) from land to water and vice versa.

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