Multiple Connecticut State Parks Closed After Reaching Capacity

Multiple Connecticut state parks and beaches are closed after reaching full capacity.

Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme, Squantzs Pond State Park in New Fairfield, Mount Tom State in Litchfield, Burr Pond State Park in Torrington, Bigelow Hollow State Park in Union, Silver Sands State Park in Milford, Gardiner Lake State Park in Salem, Millers State Park in Durham, Pattaconk Lake recreation area in Cockaponset State Forest and Wadsworth Falls State Park in Middlefield have all reached full capacity and closed to further visitors.

The Ocean Beach Park lot in New Longon was also full, but on-street parking is being allowed and parking restrictions have been lifted for the day as long as drivers don't block driveways and hydrants.

You can follow the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection on Twitter for the latest updates on beach closures at @CTDEPoutdoorrec.

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