Murray in southwestern Kentucky is home to the historic Cherokee Trail of Tears Commemorative Park and Murray State University, known as the Public Ivy University. Murray State offers cultural opportunities such as Playhouse in the Park, art galleries, and an annual Blues festival. Outdoor fun includes golfing at four courses in and around Murray and water activities on Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake, which is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world. Only minutes from Murray, the Land Between the Lakes region offers 170,000 acres of camping, biking, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, hunting, historical buildings, an elk and bison prairie, a planetarium, and more. Eight miles south of Murray is the town of Hazel, a haven for antique shoppers with 500 featured dealers.