Several state parks full to parking capacity, closed

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NEW FAIRFIELD – Squantz Pond State Park in New Fairfield is full to parking capacity and closed to new vehicles as of 9 a.m. on Sunday.

Pattaconk Lake Recreation Area in Cockaponset State Forest is full to parking capacity as of 11 a.m. on Sunday.

Mount Tom State Park in Litchfield is full to parking capacity and closed to additional vehicles as of 11 a.m. on Sunday.

Wadsworth Falls State Park in Middletown is full to parking capacity and closed to additional vehicles as of noon on Sunday.

Burr Pond State Park in Torrington is full to parking capacity and closed to additional vehicles as of noon on Sunday.

Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme is full to parking capacity and closed to additional vehicles as of 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Lake Waramug State Park in Washington is full to parking capacity and closed to new vehicles as of 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Gardener Lake State Park and boat launch in Salem is full to parking capacity and closed to new vehicles as of 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

New Haven officials with the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Trees announced that the city’s Lighthouse Point Park is at capacity and will be closed for additional visitors on Sunday as of 2:32 p.m. The park will reopen tomorrow.

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is paring services after the July Fourth holiday weekend, including closing three campgrounds in East Haddam, Baltic and Voluntown.

While there are no park closures planned, lifeguard hours will be reduced and maintenance will be scaled back. Operating hours for state park museums and nature centers will also be reduced.