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Public-images-osm logo.svg attraction = roller_coaster
Roller coaster.png
Permanent roller coaster, an amusement ride with an elevated rail track designed with tight turns, steep slopes, and sometimes loops. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Tourism
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in usePage for proposal

attraction=roller_coaster is used to tag roller coasters which are permanently located in one place, for example, in amusement parks, theme parks and other similar leisure and entertainment facilities. A  roller coaster is a type of amusement ride that employs a form of elevated railroad track designed with tight turns, steep slopes, and sometimes inversions.

How to map

Draw a node node at the center of the attraction. 311 roller coasters are mapped as nodes as of November 2019.

Other mappers draw the outline of the area area of the roller coaster. As of November 2019, there are 530 areas mapped in this way. In this case, it has been recommended to map the extent of the ground area of a stationary roller coaster (including queues, buildings and fencing), rather than the outer limits of all the track, which may extend outside the attraction and cross pathways.

Some mappers draw a way along the tracks of the roller coaster. However, this conflicts with the proposal to map roller coaster tracks with roller_coaster=track. This method has been used 2800 times as of November 2019.

Add attraction=roller_coaster + name=*.

Helpful combinations

There is also a proposed tag roller_coaster=track.

If attraction=roller_coaster is tagged on a node or area, then you may draw the way way of the roller coaster track and add roller_coaster=track.

As of November 2019, roller_coaster=track has been used 2800 times.

It is not recommended to tag roller coaster tracks with railway=*.


See also