State parks, especially those with swimming areas, may reach parking capacity early in the day during the three-day July Fourth holiday weekend. With the Fourth falling on a Friday, signaling the beginning of a long weekend, we expect our parks to be very busy,\u201d said Robert Klee, the state commissioner who oversees Connecticut\u2019s 107 state parks, including Indian Well in Shelton. \u201cAs you plan your holiday weekend and visits to state parks, plan ahead and anticipate some traffic and crowds \u2014 especially if you plan to visit Connecticut\u2019s shoreline parks with swimming areas,\u201d Klee said. Check Twitter for parking updates Klee suggested people head out early in the day, and check Twitter before doing so for parking news and learn about other nearby parks you may want to visit. (See details below.) This year marks the 100th anniversary of Connecticut\u2019s state parks. State parks that often close due to full parking capacity during summer weekends and holidays include: \u2014 Squantz Pond, New Fairfield \u2014 Rocky Neck, East Lyme \u2014 Pattaconk, Chester \u2014 Wadsworth Falls, Middlefield \u2014 Sleeping Giant, Hamden \u2014 Millers Pond, Durham \u2014 Kent Falls, Kent Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison has a large parking area and rarely closes due to capacity issues. Twitter, Facebook accounts to monitor Announcements of parks that are filled to capacity are made on Twitter and Facebook at the following addresses: Twitter: Twitter.com\/CTDEPoutdoorrec For general information about the park system and outdoor recreation in Connecticut, including closures. Twitter.com\/CTrockyneck Specific to Rocky Neck, with updates posted about activities at the park as well as parking conditions. Twitter.com\/CThammonasset Specific to Hammonasset and activities for campers, folks looking to visit Meigs and general park conditions. Twitter.com\/CTsherwoodislnd Specific to Sherwood Island and activities at the park, including parking. Facebook: www.facebook.com\/CTStateParks Information about Connecticut state parks, including upcoming events and activities. www.ct.gov\/deep\/stateparks A full list of state parks, their location and directions to them.