Dogwood Spring has a circular pool 47 ft (14.3 m) in diameter. Water flows from a cavity on the east side of the pool. Depth over the vent measures 17.8 ft (5.4 m). The sand pool bottom has exposed limestone around the vent and is half covered with Hydrilla. The water is blue with excellent clarity. The spring run averages 20 ft (6.2 m) wide, 5 ft (1.6m) deep, and flows 250 ft (76.2 m) northwest to the Santa Fe River. Hydrilla is abundant in the run. Stairs on the east side of the spring pool lead up to a campground surrounded by large hardwoods. The spring is located within Ginnie Springs Outdoors, a private campgroundand outdoor recreation concession. Discharge on November 4, 1997 measured 20.47 ft3/s.
From High Springs, drive south on U.S. 27/41 about 1.0 miles (1.6 km). Turn west (right) onto State Road 340 (Poe Springs Road) and drive approximately 6.6 miles (10.6 km) and then turn right onto a graded road at the sign for Ginnie Springs. Follow the road another mile (1.6 km) to the entrance. Dogwood Spring is the third most downstream spring in the Ginnie Springs complex.