Sutan is a forest region in Bankura, West Bengal which is an equally famous picnic spot and weekend holiday destination. Only 60 kilometers from Bankura town, the forest of Sutan is covered with Mahua, Palash, Piyal and Sal trees. Sutan Lake amidst the forest is the major attraction for tourists. The area is inhabited by the Munda, Bhumijra and Santhal tribes and it is quite interesting to know their lifestyle. An added advantage of visiting this area is the facility of boat ride on the lake while admiring nature’s beauty. There is a watchtower in the area to witness the activities of wild animals inhabiting the Dalma Pahar. Rimli Tourist Lodge and Trekker’s Hut are the accommodation facilities for visitors.
Bir Singh built the seven lakes named Pokabandh, Shyambandh, Kalindibandh, Jamunabandh, Gantatbandh, Krishnabandh, and Lalbandh in 1658. Lakes were made for drinking water and to protect the town from enemy.