Several state parks closed to new visitors

Another nice weather day is bringing many people to Connecticut state parks and forests on Sunday.

Too many.

Because of social distancing rules during the coronavirus pandemic, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has reduced parking at state parks in an effort to reduce crowds.

The following state parks and forests are now closed to new visitors.

Wadsworth Falls State Park in Middletown

Sherwood Island State Park in Westport

Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford.

Burr Pond State Park in Torrington

Topsmead State Forest in Litchfield

Southford Falls State Park in Southbury

Sleeping Giant State Park in Hamden.

C.P. Huntington State Park, in Newtown, Bethel and Redding,

Silver Sands State Park in Milford

Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme

Lovers Leap State Park in New Milford

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