Rocky Neck, Hammonasset, Other State Parks Reach Capacity on Independence Day

Multiple state parks including Rocky Neck in East Lyme have reached capacity on Thursday and are now closed to new vehicles as people celebrate Independence Day.

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said the following parks are full:

  • Bigelow Hollow State Park in Union
  • Black Rock State Park in Watertown
  • Burr Pond State Park in Torrington
  • Gardner Lake State Park and Gardner Lake boat launch
  • Green Falls Recreation Area in Pachaug State Forest
  • Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison
  • Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford
  • Hopeville Pond State Park in Griswold
  • Indian Well State Park in Shelton
  • Lake Waramaug State Park in New Preston
  • Miller's Pond State Park in Durham
  • Mount Tom State Park in Litchfield
  • Pattaconk Lake Recreation Area in Cockaponset State Forest in Chester
  • Quaddick State Park in Thompson
  • Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme
  • Squantz Pond State Park in New Fairfield
  • Wadsworth Falls State Park in Middletown

Thursday's weather is partly cloudy with temperatures in the low 90s.

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