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Connecticut state park, forest campgrounds open for the summer season

Jul 10, 2020

HARTFORD, Conn — Time to pack up the camper! Connecticut’s state park and forest campgroudns open Wednesday.


The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Saturday that camping will open for the summer recreation season beginning July 8 back in June.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, DEEP said it actively worked to prepare campgrounds to offer safe recreation in compliance with health guidance.

“This includes hiring and training staff to clean bathrooms and other facilities to standards required by health officials, procuring the required protective gear, and making necessary changes to camp office buildings to ensure visitor and staff safety,” officials said in a release.

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