Whaley Lake

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Whaley Lake
NY 292 near Whaley Lake.jpg
Whaley Lake near NY 292
Location Dutchess County, New York
Coordinates 41°33′30″N 73°39′45″W / 41.55833°N 73.66250°W / 41.55833; -73.66250Coordinates: 41°33′30″N 73°39′45″W / 41.55833°N 73.66250°W / 41.55833; -73.66250
Type reservoir, natural lake
Primary outflows Whaley Lake Stream
Catchment area 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2)
Basin countries United States
Surface area 252 acres (102 ha)
Surface elevation 705 feet (215 m)

Whaley Lake is located in the town of Pawling in southeastern Dutchess County in New York State, United States.

The lake is partially man-made as it is controlled by a dam at its northern end. The lake feeds into the Fishkill Creek which empties into the Hudson River at Beacon, New York.

The Lake is accessible via New York State Route 292, which runs along the south and west sides of the lake. The eastern shore of Whaley Lake is bordered by Metro-North Railroad's Beacon Line, which is not currently used for revenue service.

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