More parks reopen this weekend, some remain closed for cleanup after Isaias


(WTNH) — The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced that several more State Parks reopened Friday, while others will remain closed this weekend for cleanup in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias.

There is list of State Parks that will be either open or closed Sunday due to Isaias.

As far as other parks, the City of New Haven announced the closure of Lighthouse Point Park Friday due to the widespread damage from the storm. The lighthouse is also without power and there are no working bathrooms. Monday, the mayor reported the park is now reopened to the public.

RELATED: East Shore District Health Dept. closes all beaches in East Haven, Branford after Isaias

DEEP had closed State Parks, State Forests, and State Campgrounds at noon on Tuesday in advance of Tropical Storm Isaias, and kept them closed for cleanup Wednesday. Campers were also required to level campgrounds.

Campers were originally welcome to return to the campground after noon on Wednesday but due to the storm damage, the later opening was required.

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