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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.