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Beat Generation site in Death Valley NP to be left mostly intact in new management plan

A toehold of the counterculture movement will live on at Death Valley National Park, where park officials will largely leave the network of hot springs and artworks at Saline Valley Warm Springs in place.

The Beat generation and the hippies crafted the soaking tubs at Saline Valley, and after studying the situation and what was on the ground there, the Park Service has generally agreed to let it remain mostly intact. 

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