The Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers is located in the District of Sudbury, approximately 70 kilometres west of the Greater City of Sudbury. The Township was established in 1998 when the towns of Massey and Webbwood amalgamated with the Township of the Spanish River and the unorganized townships of Shakespeare, Gough, McKinnon and Tennyson. Today the Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers consists of three main communities; Massey, Webbwood and Walford, and large rural and agricultural sector, totalling approximately 3,000 residents.
The Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers is backed by a rich and diverse history filled with committed residents who show the pride and commitment they have towards their community. Its natural beauty, paired with its wonderful services and industries, gives residents and visitors great opportunities to succeed in their professional and personal lives. The special range of activities allows there to be something for everyone, and for each person to thoroughly enjoy time spent in the Township. The Great Lakes Waterfront Trail, the Mouth Park, Chutes Provincial Park and various public boat launches provide scenic views of the Sauble and the Spanish Rivers and offer a variety of camping, hiking and swimming activities. From the Spanish River, you can enjoy boating all the way to Lake Huron! North of Webbwood and Walford there are many lakes and forested areas where visitors can enjoy wonderful fishing excursions and have access to land for hunting.