kids encyclopedia robot

Whaley Lake facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Whaley Lake
NY 292 near Whaley Lake.jpg
Whaley Lake near NY 292
Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'strict' not found.
Location Dutchess County, New York
Coordinates 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. It is the largest lake in Dutchess County.

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 will service the Maybrook Trailway as a part of the Empire State Trail project, which will run through New York State and is set to be completed by 2020.

Women's History Month on Kiddle
Women Scientists of Antiquity
Mary the Jewess
kids search engine
Whaley Lake Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.