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Rupert Park

My version of the true and real East Van, is just that, the furthest east you can go without crossing over the Vancouver/Burnaby boundary. It bothers me that the federal government considers the Down Town East Side as part of East Vancouver, as it's the name implies, its merely the east side of the downtown corridor, and not the eastern most  part of Vancouver. I also take offense to how so many want to lay claim to the East Van moniker when there are so few who actually hail from the Eastern regions of Vancouver. Now that I've gotten that off my chest, lets move on to this segment which will detail my most recent outing into East Van, a walk along the beautiful and scenic Rupert Park trail.  Rupert Park while home to a beautiful trail, also hosts a pitch & putt golf course, a baseball diamond, a football/soccer field, tennis courts, and child friendly swings and climbing apparatus. While the Parks Board has done a good  job with up keeping its golf course, fields,baseball