Pete Dangermond

The Dangermond Group is a planning and design firm with an emphasis on parks, recreation, and resource conservation. Established in 1983 by Pete Dangermond, the firm is based in Sacramento, California.

The Dangermond Group is a multi-faceted firm that embraces all aspects of land planning. We take a comprehensive approach to planning and design challenges by blending the sensitive design abilities of landscape architects with expertise in recreation operations and sustainable planning.

Our niche in project planning and design is the convergence of environmental preservation and community assets "where people and the environment come together". We believe that successful projects enrich people's lives through thoughtful and careful integration into the surrounding landscape and community. Therefore, we are committed to crafting creative solutions to difficult planning problems.

Our Mission

The Dangermond Group is dedicated to improving quality of life through recreational and environmental planning. Through unique project planning and design, we focus on community assets, where people and the environment come together.


Pete Dangermond is president of The Dangermond Group, which he founded in 1983. He brings to his consulting practice a life-long professional career devoted to parks and recreation and allied fields of wildlife conservation and open space preservation. With over 40 years of professional experience, Pete utilizes his training as a landscape architect and his experience in government and the private sector to pursue innovative and pragmatic approaches to planning on projects.

His work is distinctive in emphasizing the development of partnerships among the right combination of public and private entities to effectuate the project, facilitating diverse interests in identifying and attaining common goals, visualizing the broadest possible range of opportunities and constraints affecting the project, and providing effective leadership and coordination among teams of specialists.

Pete serves on the board of the Save-the-Redwoods League and SC Wildlands. He has also completed a term on the National Park Service Advisory Board to which he was appointed by Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt.

Contact Pete Dangermond

The Dangermond Group
1819 K St.
Ste. 250
Sacramento, California  95811
Phone: 916-447-5022
Fax: 916-447-5099


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • California

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