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VAST Trail & TMA Information

For decades, snow sports enthusiasts have been enjoying the trails and lakes of Vermont in the winter months by way of the snowmobile. The VAST Trail system is designed for snowmobiling, originated in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and has grown to extend well into Quebec, New Hampshire, New York, as well as parts of Connecticut. In the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, you'll find that the VAST Trail extends through miles of untamed wilderness to lakes frozen and passable and is a means of travel from township to township.


VAST Trail Report for Winter 2022-2023


In order to purchase a VAST TMA you must have the following:

  • A Current Department of Motor
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Insurance

To ride the VAST Trail you will need a TMA


There are a number of types of TMA's. Look below to find the TMA for you.


Interested in where you may purchase your TMA?  Any snowmobile club will have available TMA Registrations for you to purchase. However, a number of area businesses also sell TMA Registrations to the general public.


Below are a number of area businesses that sell VAST TMA Registrations throughout the season.


Types of VAST TMA Registrations

  • Regular TMA

Any snowmobile that is less than 15 years old falls into this category. * If purchasing more than two TMA's you may qualify for additional savings.  (See Family TMA for details.

Except commercial use – see Commercial TMA.

  • Family TMA

Family Snowmobile TMA – All snowmobiles must be registered to the same person, with the same mailing address. TMAs purchased for the first and second snowmobiles must be a Regular Snowmobile TMA, all subsequent snowmobiles must be registered to the same individual.

  • Classic TMA

Any snowmobile that is 15 years or older and not registered as an antique. (Nearly 50% off the applicable rate.)

  • Antique TMA

Any snowmobile that is 25 years old and is registered as an antique snowmobile by Vermont or any other state or province.

  • Volunteer TMA

Volunteer TMAs are furnished as defined in the policy manual - Eight for each club and an additional one for every 10 miles of groomed corridor trail the club maintains

  • 5 Day Pass

Any resident or non-resident may purchase a five-day pass.


Where To Purchase Your Snowmobile TMA Registrations for The VAST Trail

VAST TMA passes are available at any of our snowmobile clubs.  In addition to purchasing VAST TMA's at the snowmobile club's location, the snowmobile clubs have available their TMA passes through area businesses listed below.


For more information concerning the VAST , including insurance and registration, visit www.vtvast.org



All Around Power

1746 Memorial Drive

St. Johnsbury, VT  05818


Bob's Quick Stop

6196 VT Route 14

Irasburg, VT 05845


7am -5pm Monday - Friday

7am - 12noon Saturday

Champlain Valley Equipment

2506 US Rte. 5

Derby, VT 05829



Lunenburg Variety

23 West Main Street

Lunenburg, VT 05906


Desmarais Equipment

303 Willoughby Ave.

Orleans, VT 05860

802-754-6629 x101

Island Pond Visitor Center

Cross Street

Island Pond, VT 05846

Maurice's Motel

125 Gale Street

Canaan, VT 05903


Maverick Moose Lodge

4555 VT Route 114

Canaan, VT 05903






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