Multiple state parks in Connecticut are closed to new visitors on Sunday after reaching capacity.
The following parks are now closed:
- Bigelow Hollow State Park in Union
- Burr Pond State Park in Torrington
- Gardner Lake State Park in Salem
- Millers Pond State Park in Haddam
- Mount Tom State Park in Litchfield
- Quaddick State Park in Thompson
- Satan's Kingdom State Park in New Hartford
- Scantic River State Park in Enfield
- Squantz Pond State Park in New Fairfield
- Wadsworth Falls State Park in Middletown
Any park that closes on Sunday is expected to reopen to new visitors on Monday.
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Record heat is expected this weekend as the heat wave continues. The current forecast is for high temperatures close to 100. The "feels-like" temperature will likely be around 100-104 for most of the afternoon.