|Human-Readable Description of Route Symbols that are used as waymarkers or on guideposts|
|Used on these elements|
|Tools for this tag|
See Walking Routes for country specific use of this tag.
The symbol tag is used for describing symbols of hiking and other trails in a human readable form. It is usually accompanied with osmc:symbol=*, which contains a machine readable description of the symbol of the trail. Example:
You can use international naming options in this format:
A routing software might say: "Turn left to the red bar and follow for two kilometers."
- Hungarian Hiking page
- Symbols on guidepost: