OpenStreetMap US

The pen-and-paper mapping workflow

Low-tech and offline, Field Papers lets you take OpenStreetMap anywhere. Create and print an atlas for your area of interest, mark it up in the field, then scan and upload your annotations for mapping next time you’re at a computer.

News and talks

OpenStreetMap US Tech Update

Jan 19, 2024 · Quincy Morgan

Learn what’s new with Public Domain Map,, Field Papers, and other OSM US tech projects.

A New Home for Field Papers

Jun 9, 2023 · Quincy Morgan and Stephanie May

For the past 11 years, Field Papers has been a favorite tool for the OpenStreetMap community, and for many, it was the entry point for participatory mapping. Since its development, Field Papers...

A New Home for Field Papers

Mar 28, 2023 · Jess Beutler and Alan McConchie

OpenStreetMap US is excited to announce the adoption of Field Papers into the suite of tools we support for the larger OSM community. Over the course of 2023, Stamen and OpenStreetMap US...