OSM query - where can I see other peoples tracks?

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OSM query - where can I see other peoples tracks?

Postby cliffold » Sat 24 Jul, 2021 10:23 am

Very basic question about OSM Maps
I understand that many people upload their GPS tracks but how can I see them?
For instance if I'm interested in walking in an area is there any way to see which routes others have taken?
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Re: OSM query - where can I see other peoples tracks?

Postby tom_brennan » Sun 25 Jul, 2021 10:53 pm

Click Layers on the right, and then enable Public GPS Traces.

Keep in mind that these are more likely to be actual tracks or roads (than routes), and will probably already be on the map.
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Re: OSM query - where can I see other peoples tracks?

Postby ribuck » Thu 29 Jul, 2021 8:22 am

The Strava Global Heatmap is interesting too. Just look for the faint lines - they are often the most interesting routes.

https://www.strava.com/heatmap#7.00/-12 ... /undefined
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