Big crowds showing up for July 4th at campgrounds around the state

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(WTNH) — Many people are celebrating the Fourth of July at campgrounds and state parks around Connecticut.

Hammonasset Beach State Park, for instance, has seen a steady stream of cars and campers over the long holiday weekend. A long line of cars was already formed by 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

Another big crowd is expected for July 4th and park officials say they expect to hit full capacity of several areas by midday.Related Content: Connecticut beaches very busy on Monday

Check back on this story throughout the day to find out the latest on state parks reaching full capacity:

Wadsworth Falls State Park in Middletown is full to parking capacity and closed to new vehicles as of 9 a.m.

Pattaconk Lake State Recreation Area in Chester is full and closed to new vehicles as of 9 a.m.

Miller’s Pond State Park in Durham is full to parking capacity and closed to new vehicles as of 9:15 a.m.

Bigelow Hollow State Park in Union is full and closed to new vehicles as of 9:20 a.m.

Gardner Lake State Park in Salem is full to parking capacity and closed to new vehicles as of 9:30 a.m.

Quaddick State Park in Thompson is full and closed to new vehicles as of 9:45 a.m.

Mount Tom State Park in Litchfield has reached parking capacity and is closed to new vehicles as of 9:50 a.m.

Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme has closed as of 10:20 a.m. after being filled to capacity.

Stratton Brook State Park in Simsbury is full to parking capacity and closed to new vehicles as of 11 a.m.

Indian Well State Park in Shelton is full is closed to new vehicles as of 11 a.m.

Sherwood Island State Park is closed. The parking lot is at full capacity as of 11:15 a.m.

Kent Falls State Park in Kent is full to parking capacity as of 11:50 a.m.

Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven is closed after being filled to capacity as of 12:30 p.m.

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