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Querino Canyon Bridge - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Querino Dirt Rd, Houck, AZ 86506, USA


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About Querino Canyon Bridge

Querino Canyon Bridge is located approximately four miles southwest of Houck, Arizona, on Old Route 66, over Querino Canyon. The length of the bridge's three spans is 77 feet, with a total length of 269 feet when the approaches are included. The bridge is 20 feet wide. The substructure consists of concrete abutments and pedestals, along with steel piers. Sitting on the steel piers are three Pratt deck trusses, supporting a concrete deck.

Attractions Near Querino Canyon Bridge

Navajo Nation Museum
Navajo Nation Museum48.31km from Querino Canyon Bridge

The Navajo Nation Museum is a modern museum and library on Navajo ground in Window Rock, Arizona. Its collections, exhibits, and other activities focus on the cultural history of the Navajo people. Its activities include traditional museum exhibits, a research library, and programs that help to revive and preserve the Navajo language.

Navajo Zoological Park
Navajo Zoological Park48.4km from Querino Canyon Bridge

This is the only Native American owned-and-operated Zoo in the U.S., and is deemed “A Sanctuary for Nature and the Spirit."and is notable among zoological facilities in that it labels its exhibits in the Native American Indian language of Navajo. The zoo operates on an area spanning 14.7 acres and is located in the vicinity of the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock. It is home to about 100 animals, representing over 50 species and sees an estimated 45,000 visitors each year.

Navajo Nation Council Chambers
Navajo Nation Council Chambers49.9km from Querino Canyon Bridge

Navajo Nation Council Chamber is the center of government for the Navajo Nation. The landmark building, in Window Rock, Arizona, is significant for its association with the 1930s New Deal, and its change in Federal policy for relations with Native Americans, as established in the Indian Reorganization Act. With its red sandstone façade and overall rustic architectural style, the chamber was designed to harmonize with its spectacular natural surroundings.

Window Rock Tribal Park & Veteran's Memorial
Window Rock Tribal Park & Veteran's Memorial50.04km from Querino Canyon Bridge

Window Rock is a census-designated place that serves as the seat of government and capital of the Navajo Nation, the largest territory in North America of a sovereign Native American nation. The capital lies within the boundaries of the St. Michaels Chapter, adjacent to the Arizona and New Mexico state line. Window Rock is the site of the Navajo Nation governmental campus, which contains the Navajo Nation Council, Navajo Nation Supreme Court and so more.

Painted Desert Rim
Painted Desert Rim50.69km from Querino Canyon Bridge

The Painted Desert is a United States desert of badlands in the Four Corners area, running from near the east end of Grand Canyon National Park and southeast into Petrified Forest National Park. It has a beautiful array of colors from deep purple to verdant green, from dark rusty red to pale pink. The Painted Desert seems to go on for miles and miles into the flat Arizona landscape. You can walk along the edge of the Painted Desert for half a mile between viewpoints by using this trail.

Kachina Point
Kachina Point50.91km from Querino Canyon Bridge

Kachina Point overlooks the red part of the Painted Desert, located about 2 miles from the north entrance of Petrified Forest National Park. The overlook is reached by an easy accessible trail behind the Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark. This is also the trailhead of the Kachina Point Trail which provides access to the northern wilderness area unit.

Where is Querino Canyon Bridge

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Apache County
Apache County
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Apache County is located in the northeast corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. Most of the county is occupied by part of the federally recognized Navajo Nation and the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, respectively. It also contains part of Petrified Forest National Park. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is entirely within the county and within the boundaries of the Navajo Nation.