10 State Parks and Forests Re-Opened

Four were opened earlier today followed by six more this afternoon, state Department of Environmental and Energy Protection officials said.

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



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