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East Haddam - The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection on Friday announced that while paving operations are being conducted at Gillette Castle State Park on Tuesday and Wednesday, the main entrance and parking area will be closed.
The park will remain open, and entrance fees will be waived. Limited parking is available at the Chester-Hadlyme ferry parking lot on Route 148. Visitors will need to walk to the castle from that lot.
The grounds at Gillette Castle are open year round from 8 a.m. to sunset. The castle is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Memorial Day through Columbus Day.