Shoreline state park beaches closed to new visitors
With sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s, many people are heading to shoreline state parks,.
By 1 p.m., the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced that four Long Island Sound state park beaches are closed to new visitors because parking lots are full.
The state parks closed include Sherwood Island in Westport, Silver Sands in Milford, Hammonasset in Madison and Rocky Neck in East Lyme.
DEEP has limited parking at state parks because of social distancing requirements during the cornonavius pandemic.
It has also banned swimming at inland parks.
For the last updates on state park closings today, click here.