Beaches Open For the Holiday Weekend

Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison. (WTNH / Ken Melech)
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)- Are you planning to fire up the grill, or hit the beach for some picnicking for the unofficial kickoff to summer?… Memorial Day Weekend. DEEP is working to make sure the beaches are in good shape, testing the water quality to make sure it’s safe for swimming.
Here’s a list  of beaches open for the holiday.
Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison                
Rocky Neck S.P., Niantic   
Sherwood Island S.P., Westport              
Silver Sands S.P., Milford  
Black Rock S.P., Watertown
Burr Pond S.P.,  Torrington             
Chatfield Hollow S.P., Killingworth          
Cockaponset State Forest (Pattaconk), Chester
  Day Pond S.P., Colchester          
  Gardner Lake State Park, Salem
  Gay City S.P.    Hebron  
  Hopeville Pond S.P., Griswold              
  Indian Well S.P., Shelton 
  Kettletown S.P., Southbury            
  Lake Waramaug S.P., Kent      
  Mashamoquet Brook S.P., Pomfret 
  Mount Tom S.P., Litchfield               
  Pachaug State Forest , Voluntown           
  Quaddick S.P., Thompson            
  Squantz Pond S.P., New Fairfield       
  Stratton Brook S.P., Simsbury              
  Wadsworth Falls S.P., Middlefield           
  Wharton Brook S.P.   

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