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Welcome to Nairn & Hyman

Come and explore the natural beauty of Nairn and Hyman. Our friendly community offers the best of life in Northern Ontario. Need more information?

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Things To Do

Nairn & Hyman offers a variety of experiences for outdoor enthusiasts. Numerous campgrounds, trails and excellent fishing and hunting locations make Nairn & Hyman an ideal destination for nature lovers. Those looking to relax

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The Spanish River

The trans-Canada highway skirts our sleepy little town on its way to other people and places. To the souls hurrying through, we must appear small and insignificant, just a place to slow down for a minute or so. Ahh, little do they

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The Beginning

It was in 1876 when Joseph Edwards journeyed from his native Wrexham, in Northern Wales to settle in the Ottawa Valley. Twelve years later he would settle in a small community in Northern Ontario called Nelsonville and in doing

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Who We Are

Incorporated in 1896, the Township of Nairn and Hyman is a small rural community located just west of the city of Greater Sudbury, Ontario. Established as a logging industry on the Spanish River, Nairn Centre is the core residential area. Although the Spanish River is no longer used for logging, the area still offers a wide range of recreational activities including fishing, boating, swimming, hunting, camping and several kilometres of scenic off-road trails.


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Local Attractions

  • Nairn/Hyman All Sports Centre
  • Beach Area

  • Ball Park

  • Tourist Accommodations – Campgrounds