Multiple state parks close after reaching parking capacity

Squantz Pond State Park in New Fairfield. (Photo Courtesy:

(WTNH) — Multiple state parks in Connecticut have closed after reaching capacity on Sunday.

Squantz Pond State Park in New Fairfield closed after reaching capacity on Sunday morning. Connecticut’s Department of Transportation also reported the park was no longer taking walk-ins.

No new vehicles were able to enter the park after 10:30 a.m.

Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme closed around 12:30 p.m. after reaching parking capacity.

Kent Falls State Park in Kent reached full parking capacity and closed around 1:30 p.m.

Pattaconk Lake State Recreation Area in Chester and Mount Tom State Park in Litchfield also reached full parking capacity around 1:30 p.m.

In Middlefield, Wadsworth Falls State Park also reached full parking capacity around 2 p.m.

At 2:15 p.m., Bieglow Hollow State Park in Union and Miler’s Pond State Park in Durham also reached parking capacity and are closed to new vehicles.

Silver Sands State Park in Milford also reached to full parking capacity at 2:25 p.m.

News 8 will update this story as details become available.

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