Located in Manatee County about 25 miles east of Bradenton, Beker - Wingate Creek consists of 614 acres of uplands including scrub, scrubby flatwoods, mesic flatwoods, and baygall and bottomland forest wetlands associated with tributary streams including the Myakka River.
Wingate Creek and Johnson Creek converge in the park and form a tributary, which flows to the upper Myakka River within the park.
Human occupation on this site goes back thousands of years. The park gets its name from the Wingate family who arrived in this area in the 1890s.
Currently, visitors can use the property for exp