Conditions have improved along the Illinois River for the holiday weekend.
Ed Fite with the Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Commission says the river level continues to drop, meaning people are now allowed to use rafts, canoes and kayaks.
Float trips down the Illinois are a holiday tradition for many people, and the activity draws visitors from all over Oklahoma and neighboring states.
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