Park Rat Definition

Published by Harry Sowers on

If you are wondering “What is the definition of Park Rat?” you have come to the right place. On this page we will define Park Rat as well as use it in a sentence or in context as well as outline the origins or etymology of the term Park Rat when used in the context of skiing and snowboarding. Skiing and snowboarding is famous for having a high amount of jargon much like other similar sports (skateboarding, surfing, mountain-biking, etc.).

To look up other terms check out our dictionary of ski and snowboard jargon here. For the definition of Park Rat, please read on.

What does Park Rat mean in ski/snowboard slang

A park rat is defined as a person that spends the majority of their day on the mountain jibbing and doing tricks in the park and exudes a high amount of steez. They can often be identified by their Triple-XL hoodies and can be seen either in the park or walking up the hill beside the park.

Park rat: “yo you wanna hit the park?”

Similar Terms: Steez, Knuckledragger, Ski racer, Powder hound, Loc-dawg


Harry Sowers

Harry grew up outside of Denver Colorado and has been skiing and snowboarding since he was 3. He is most passionate about skiing and when he was in college at UC Boulder he even participated in the olympic trials for the USA Olympic Downhill Ski team.