Both freshwater and saltwater fishing in the Citrus County Florida area is excellent. Close to area beaches, canoeing and boating are all available in close proximity year round. Don't miss the world famous manatees in the area. These lovable creatures are abundant throughout the waters of the region. The Citrus County area also prides itself in providing modern public school complexes and high educational standards. The area also offers modern hospital and medical facilities, parks, museums, and historical sites.
Additional Activities Include:
- Bike Riding
- Nature trails / walks
- Horse Back Riding
- Bird Watching
The area offers many small local shops offering most anything you may be looking for. There are many shopping centers which include large grocery store chains, drug store chains and eateries within a short driving distance of the community. In Crystal River (a 15 minute drive) there is a large shopping mall featuring numerous national retail franchises and many specialty stores.
Fort Island Gulf Beach
Located west of Crystal River. Facilities include parking, shower facilities and a boat ramp. The sunset is free.
Pine Island Beach
Located 20 miles south of Sugarmill Woods. The beach offers: picnicking facilities and a refreshment stand serving soft drinks and sandwiches.
Year round fishing includes: black, bass, snook, redfish, sea trout and jack crevalle. There is a late-spring run of giant tarpon into the area. You can rent a boat, arrange fishing charters or of course, enjoy your own boat.
Natre and natural areas abound in the Central Florida area near Sugarmill Woods. Deer, squirrel, quail, wild turkey and a wide variety of waterfowl are plentiful. Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge (offering a limited season for bow hunters) and the Withlacoochee State Forest are both within five miles of Sugarmill Woods.