The Sal Forest of Bankura District creates the pastoral scenic beauty throughout the year. There are so many religious and natural locations that create immense scope for tourism in Bankura. It is because Bankura District is covered with medieval terracotta temples. In the eco-tourism, Bankura covers mostly the attraction sites like Susunia, Biharinath and Joypur Forest.
Susunia is one of the most attractive tourism spot in Bankura District. It is located at Chhatna block in Chhatna Range under Bankura (North) Division. Susunia is about 24 Km from Bankura town. The forest department of Bankura had created tourism cottages with beautiful landscaping beauty. It has been well connected with Railways and Roadways. It takes five to six hours from Kolkata to Susunia. The isolated natural beauty is the centre of attraction to the tourists. The natural flow of spring water is one of the centre of attraction to that site among the tourists. Rock climbing, trucking and natural study walk are conducive in this region.
Biharinath serves as a religious and natural tourism site in Bankura District. Biharinath is the tallest hill of Bankura District of West Bengal. The main attraction is the forest area of the district. It is 451 metres (1,480 ft) high. It is situated at foot hills of Biharinath hills in Saltora block in Saltora Range under Bankura Division. The temple of Lord Shiva at the foot hills of Biharinath is most divine place for any tourists. The Forest Department under Bankura District had created very beautiful cottages with green landscaping adjacent to the Biharinath Temple. This place is paradise for the religious devotees to stay and get the blessing of Lord Shiva.
Joypur Forest is the dense forest of about 120 square kilometres with a watch tower to catch a glimpse of the greenery and the spotted deer. In Joypur forest, there is an age-old airstrip that was active during Second World War. This airstrip was maintained during war times by the Britons.