Vermont snowmobile trails closed for season

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Vermont snowmobile trails will be closed for the season starting Wednesday.

The Vermont Association of Snow Travelers, or VAST, made the decision after consulting with the governor's office.

Officials say that given the current public health situation, it's the right decision for the safety of their members and the public.

The organization, along with its 127 member clubs, maintains and grooms more than 5,000 miles of trails.