All State Swimming Areas Open This Weekend

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says its water tests all came back negative for bacteria and that means all beaches and swimming areas are open this weekend.


  • Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison: Open
  • Rocky Neck State Park, Niantic: Open
  • Sherwood Island State Park, Westport: Open
  • Silver Sands State Park, Milford: Open

Lakes and Ponds:

  • Black Rock State Park, Watertown: Open
  • Burr Pond State Park, Torrington: Open
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park, Killingworth: Open
  • Cockaponset State Forest (Pattaconk), Chester: Open
  • Day Pond State Park, Colchester: Open
  • Gardner Lake State Park , Salem: Open
  • Gay City State Park, Hebron: Open
  • Hopeville Pond State Park, Griswold: Open
  • Indian Well State Park, Shelton: Open
  • Lake Waramaug State Park, Kent: Open
  • Mashamoquet Brook State Park, Pomfret: Open
  • Mount Tom State Park, Litchfield: Open
  • Pachaug State Forest (Green Falls Pond), Voluntown: Open
  • Quaddick State Park, Thompson: Open
  • Squantz Pond State Park, New Fairfield: Open
  • Stratton Brook State Park, Simsbury: Open
  • Wadsworth Falls State Park, Middlefield: Open
  • Wharton Brook State Park, Wallingford: Open
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