The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reports that ten state parks and forests have now re-opened.
Other remaining Parks and Forests are closed while DEEP completes an assessment of the damage. The DEEP is working diligently to make parks safe for the public, and will re-open them as soon as conditions allow.
Parks and Forest Areas that are open to the public, as of October 31, 2012:
- Black Rock State Park, Watertown
- Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill
- Fort Trumbull State Park, New London
- Haddam Meadows State Park, Haddam
- Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
- Millers Pond State Park, Haddam/Durham
- Pachaug State Forest, Voluntown
- Putnam Memorial State Park, Redding
- Topsmead State Forest, Litchfield
- Wadsworth Falls State Park, Middletown/Middlefield
You can track the opening of state parks on DEEP’s State Parks webpage at: www.ct.gov/deep/stateparks