Created by damming Little Flat Creek, Lake Walton is still growing and still filling its future banks. Currently at about 300 acres, Lake Walton will eventually stretch south from US 138 nearly to Monroe-Jersey Road near Alcovy Mountain, a distance of about two miles. Already the irregular shoreline shows promise as an excellent paddle-sport area, with extensive natural areas protected along the lakefront. Private docks for lakefront property owners are allowed in some areas. Still quite shallow, Lake Walton is expected to deepen as the reservoir fills with water.