- "Cruising along the dirt road, he [Marty] made a conscious effort to regain his composure. "O.K., Marty, get ahold of yourself," he said aloud. "There's gotta be an explanation for this. It's probably all a dream, one very intense dream. It's all gonna resolve itself..." "
- —From Back to the Future by George Gipe (quote, page 75)
The entrance was bordered by bushes on the left and a chain-link (or diamond-mesh) fence on the right, to which was affixed a sign bearing a color illustration of two pine trees and the name TWIN PINES RANCH in large letters. A smaller sign reading BEWARE OF DOG was attached to the first fence post.
Marty McFly made use of this track to make a hasty departure from the ranch in the DeLorean time machine when Otis Peabody opened fire with his shotgun, due to Marty's yellow radiation suit and the DeLorean bearing a close resemblance to an alien and a spaceship respectively, which featured on the cover of Mr. Peabody's son Sherman's Tales from Space comic book.