Rep. Welch looks to extend North Country trail into Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Vermont Representative Peter Welch wants to extend a New York hiking trail into Vermont.

Welch is looking to approve extending the North Country National Scenic Trail into Vermont, connecting it to the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

Both the Senate and the House are expected to approve public lands legislation that incorporates Welch's bill, clearing the way for President Trump to sign it into law.