Little Manatee: 55+ Community Offering the Best in Retirement Living!

Nestled along the serene banks of the Little Manatee River in Ruskin, FL, Bedrock Little Manatee offers a tranquil, yet vibrant living experience tailored for those 55 and older. Our community enjoys a secluded ambiance, located off the beaten path, yet remarkably within just five minutes of local shopping and dining opportunities, blending convenience with peaceful living.

Step into a world of leisure and social engagement with our array of amenities. Launch your boat from our private boat launch, cast your line from the fishing dock, or simply soak in the serene river views from our peaceful viewing dock. Back on land, our recreation center beckons with opportunities for card games, bingo, billiards, and invigorating workouts.

Outdoor enthusiasts will love our horseshoe pits, shuffleboard courts, and delightful putt-putt course, perfect for friendly competitions and laid-back enjoyment. Plus, we’re proud to be pet-friendly! Bring your furry companions along to enjoy our beautiful grounds and community atmosphere, including our Bark Park—a dedicated space where your pets can run, play, and socialize to their hearts’ content.

At Bedrock Little Manatee, every day brings new opportunities for relaxation, recreation, and connection with your neighbors. Come experience the warmth and charm of our community living—where every moment is an invitation to savor the best of life.

About Ruskin:

Ruskin is located in southwestern Hillsborough County, on the north side of the Little Manatee River. It is bordered to the north by Apollo Beach and to the east by Sun City Center. U.S. Route 41 passes through the center of town, leading north 10 miles to Gibsonton and southwest 20 miles to Bradenton.

Interstate 75 runs along the eastern edge of Ruskin, with access from Exit 240 (State Road 674/College Avenue). I-75 leads north 16 miles to Brandon and south 30 miles to Sarasota. Downtown Tampa is 24 miles to the north via I-75 and the Selmon Expressway.


Park amenities include a variety of social activities including billiards, shuffleboard, putting green, boat ramp, clubhouse and onsite laundry.

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Bike Trail

Extensive Social Activities


Shuffleboard Courts



Boat Ramp

Boat Ramp

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