Biharinath is known as the Araku Valley of West Bengal. The base of hill is a popular tourist spot. A small tank measuring 0.50 ha provides facilities for angling. There is an old Jain temple of Biharinath nearby.
Biharinath offers a pollution-free green surroundings where water is panacea. This place has hills, dense forests with abundant flora and fauna, spring, water bodies, Damodar River, and a renowned Shiva temple. Susunia hill, Joychandi Pahar, Garh Panchkot, Baranti, Panchet Dam, and Maithon Dam are all located at short distances.Government of West Bengal has already taken a 150 crore mega tourism project for Biharinath. And with this fund a Cable car operation is likely o be operational by 2016. Also a bridge over river Damodar has already been sanctioned and then Biharinath will be only a little distance from Burnpur/Asansol.
The area also has coal deposits. Biharinath block represents south central part of Raniganj Coalfield in Trans Damodar region. The entire area is covered with alluvial soil. People here are mostly dependent on coal mines or visit Asansol/Durgapur area to find a job.After tourism is flourishing at Biharinath people here is getting tourism related job gradually.