Citrus Park, FL: Where to Live, Play & Eat

Citrus Park community guide

Location of Citrus Park

Citrus Park is located in north-central Hillsborough County. It is just off the Veteran’s Expressway making it convenient to downtown Tampa, MacDill and the airport.

Citrus Park on the map

Real estate options in Citrus Park

Citrus Park is a well-established community with a majority of single-family homes. There are some communities with condos and townhouses as well as some new construction available.

Homes for sale in Citrus Park

Best Things to Do in Citrus Park

Citrus Park is a very small community. The centerpiece is the Citrus Park Mall with a variety of restaurants as well as big box stores.

Parks in Citrus Park

The bustling community has several community parks. Many include playgrounds, walking trails, shaded benches and picnic tables. The Upper Tampa Bay Trail also cuts through Citrus Park and can be used for walking, biking roller blading and more.

A few parks in Citrus Park:

  • Logan Gate Park (playground, dog park, basketball)
  • Country Run Park (walking trail, playground)
  • Monterey Lakeside Park (trail, covered picnic area, lake)

Biking & walking trails in Citrus Park

The Upper Tampa Bay Trail is the most popular trail through Citrus Park. Some of the mentioned parks also have walking and bike trails.

Places to eat in Citrus Park

There are no shortage of options of restaurants in Citrus Park including:

  • Red Robin
  • Chilis
  • Keke’s Breakfast Café
  • Steak N Shakes.
  • Smokey Bones
  • BJ’s Brewhouse
  • Wendy’s
  • Subway
  • Thomas Ps Sports Bar & Patio
  • Willie Jewell’s Old School BBQ
  • Olive Garden

Places to have fun in Citrus Park

Many of the entertainment options involve the local parks or the mall.

Places to shop in Citrus Park

With the Westfield Citrus Park Mall there are many shopping options including Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dillard’s and Macy’s. There are also big box stores including Walmart, Joanns, Best Buy, Five Below and Ross and Big Lots. There are two main grocery store options in Citrus Park: Publix and Walmart.

Schools in Citrus Park

The Hillsborough County School district runs the public schools in Citrus Park, FL. For more information on schools, check out our guide here


  • Citrus Park Elementary
  • Essrig Elementary


  • Sgt. Smith Middle
  • Ben Hill Middle


  • Sickles High


  • SLAM! Tampa
  • Victory Charter


  • Plato Academy
  • Galileo Montessori
  • Tampa Day School
  • Hope Christian School

Hospitals in Citrus Park

There are no hospitals in Citrus Park but there is a stand-along ER as well as an urgent care and several doctor’s offices.

Ready to move to Citrus Park

Citrus Park is a small but vibrant community with good schools and several local parks. It is popular to commuters due to the easy access to the Veteran’s Expressway. It’s an excellent place to put down roots and enjoy all that Tampa Bay has to offer. Our real estate team, with more than 30 years working and living in Tampa Bay, is here to help you find the perfect home. Call or text us today: 813-541-5320

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