(WTNH) – DEEP officials have announced that multiple state parks have closed on Monday, July 4, due to a full-capacity parking lot.

Parks that are currently closed include:

  • Gardner Lake State Park in Salem.
  • Burr Pond State Park in Torrington.
  • Squantz Pond State Park in New Fairfield.
  • Millers Pond State Park in Haddam.
  • Bigelow Hollow State Park in Union.
  • Wadsworth Falls in Middletown.
  • Rocky Neck in Niantic.
  • Hammonasset Beach State Park.
  • Sherwood Island State Park in Westport.
  • Silver Sands State Park in Milford.
  • Hopeville Pond State Park in Griswold.
  • Kent Falls State Park in Kent.
  • Black Rock State Park in Watertown.
  • Stratton Brook State Park in Simsbury.

So far, all of the parks listed are solely closed due to hitting full capacity.

News 8 will continue to update this story should more parks close due to any reason.