Multiple State Parks Close After Reaching Capacity

Parking lot at Rocky Neck state beach closed
NBC Connecticut

Multiple state parks have closed after reaching capacity on Sunday.

The following parks are now closed to new guests:

  • Bigelow Hollow State Park in Union
  • Burr Pond State Park in Torrington
  • Millers Pond State Park in Haddam
  • Mount Tom State Park in Litchfield
  • Pattaconk Recreation Area (Cockaponset State Forest)
  • Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme
  • Silver Sands State Park in Milford

Gillette Castle State Park is currently open to the public until sunset, but ticket sales for tours of the castle have sold out for the rest of the day.

Any of the parks that close on Sunday will reopen to new guests on Monday.

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