FishHawk Ranch by Newland Communities is a planned community composed of several distinct villages. The community contains several public areas including the Garden District and the Park Square Town Center, as well as many amenities including 25 miles of trails, a large aquatic center, multiple community swimming pools, gym facilities, tennis courts, numerous lakes and ponds, the Lake House and the Palmetto Club clubhouse. FishHawk Ranch was the first certified green new-home community in Hillsborough County. The community is part of a Community Development District and residents pay a CDD fee for their respective CDD designation or subdivision.
Channing Park and the Enclave at Channing Park are located within the FishHawk area of Lithia. Private amenities include a half-basketball court, skateboard park, playground with picnic facilities, dog park, soccer field, amenities center with fitness area, pirate splash zone and a resort style pool with spa.
The area is also noted for its high-ranking, A-rated schools.